Dear fellow tax hikers, some rich people will soon demand that Hamilton County raise the Sales or Property tax to fix two buildings owned by the City of Cincinnati. Union Terminal and Music Hall want over $250 million in repairs, and it's Hamilton County's job to provide it.
Cincinnati cannot afford to fix their own buildings. You see, they are
spending all their capital dollars on The Streetcar. To ensure the
streetcar can be built and later expanded, Hamilton County
residents need to fix Cincinnati's buildings for them.
plan for these two projects has been presented. The costs have not
been calculated. Therefore, we proudly endorse both a Sales Tax hike
AND Property Tax hike, and we urge the Commissioners to approve them
Cincinnati, the owner of the two
buildings, has offered $10 million. Our special insiders tell us that
these rich people will ask Hamilton County to provide around $200
million. We believe it is a perfectly fair deal for the building owner
to contribute $1 for every $20 that will be subsidized by county
We have to understand that
Cincinnati chose a streetcar over their own buildings. That makes them
Hamilton County's responsibility now. Raise those taxes, no matter how