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October 31, 2013

Ward 4 Councilor Lavoie running unopposed



Top 3 priorities:

Based on my eight years of City Council experience, Amesbury continues to need to relieve the residential tax burden by pursuing the following three priorities:

1. Expanding the commercial tax base by supporting projects such as the changes currently under way in the Lower Millyard.

2. Determining and adopting recognized best practices so as to keep Amesbury’s operating costs as low as possible while still providing excellent but affordable municipal services; and

3. Carefully deciding which capital investments in Amesbury’s infrastructure need to be made today (but paid by the next 20 years worth of taxpayers) to move from Amesbury’s current 4 percent debt service level for capital improvements to the Department of Revenue’s 5 percent best practice, which ensures that dis-investment does not occur.

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