Support, not carry, library
In answer to Ray Rusz's article about North Apollo's support of the Apollo library (“Leave library tax alone,” VND, June 12), are you aware that North Apollo provides more support than Apollo or any other community?
Another fact is, if the tax is repealed, the 0.75 percent will be returned to the citizens of North Apollo. I have visited the library many times and found many empty seats and plenty of parking spaces. What issues have you brought to council that we ignored? More sour grapes from a sit-at-home-and-complain citizen, I guess. I wonder how many North Apollo citizens use the library?
Why does council have to request (every year) a financial report from the library? As the biggest supporter, we should get it automatically. North Apollo will still make a donation to the library but not carry it.
Looking forward to seeing you at the next meeting.
The writer is a North Apollo councilman.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- The high cost of illegals
- State money wasted
- Happy birthday, Jesus
- Don’t forget military
- None like him
- Worth the wait
- Open or give back
- Shame on ATI
- Making life better
- Warming’s evidence clear
- Library funds