National Shows
Show Information:
Weather Now:
On-Air » Blogs
Your Story

Tue, July 1, 2014

Taxing wheels in Appleton

So Appleton is considering a $20.00 annual wheel tax now. Great, more money out the window for roads with potholes in them.

It's user-based.

Those who use the roads pay for the roads, not property owners via special assessments.
I get that part.

But I'd be worried about paying BOTH down the road if this is approved.

And does this mean that motorcycles and bikes will end up paying too? They both use the roads as well. What about pedestrians? They cross the roads all the time while walking. Perhaps we need to come up with a pro-rated system here.



LATEST BLOGS
Quick mention on yesterday's rain: Isn't it amazing how we take it for granted when it's gone....I had to re-plant…
posted by Daves Blog 1 day ago
Two Wisconsin cities show up on a new list ranking the most entertaining cities in the country. And the winner…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Sunday Night Football, the most popular thing on TV during the NFL season, returns to us on September 4th and…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago