Residents paying city taxes do not pay for the police and roads in Monkey Junction. Also, all the major roads inside the city limits are state funded and maintained, not paid for with city tax dollars.
I'm sure Wilmington businesses cringe at this "stay out unless you pay taxes" attitude that has been spreading.
As far as paying to work in Wilmington, that's a joke. Not everyone that lives outside the city limits works inside the city limits. Many also come from WB, CB, Leland and Hampstead area, can we charge them too?
Wilmington has threatened to use Pay-to-Play if they can't freely annex. I'm fine with that, but imagine if every city and town went that route. How many people that use the Wrightsville Beach Loop pay WB taxes?
How about you elect leaders that can operate within their current budget instead of using forced annexation to grab some extra cash.
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