Do y'all really think that the right thing to do is to tax the whole of the city to benefit on specific area? If the promotions and events are designed to boost business downtown, then the businesses downtown should be the ones to foot the bill, not someone across town who doesn't get anything out of it. And please, don't compare this to other services that we all benefit from like police and fire departments or school. We all benefit from those services in one way or the other. Only downtown businesses benefit from those special events.
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