Monday, June 7, 2010

City-County Council Expands Government on the Backs of Business in the Great Recession

Tonight, the City-County Council voted on various business fees for types of inspection and licensing performed by the city government. Some of the fees haven't been raised in several years, it's true. But why is it that every time local government wants to increase fees, they have to jack up the rates by a few hundred percent? As frequent blog commenter Downtown Indy has asked, could they, for once, set a plan to increase the fees incrementally over X number of years so smaller businesses aren't hit so hard?

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