Action: Send Letter to Lake County Council Members

Copy and paste the below letter into a word and send it to the Lake County Council informing them you do NOT want the proposed optional Lake County tax of 1.5%.  Address your envelope to the address on top of the letter.

Lake County Council

2293 North Main Street

Crown Point,  IN  46307


219-755-3283  Fax


Proposed 1.5% Lake County Income Tax

To:  Lake County Council Members:

1st District (D)  Dave Hamm,  Hammond, IN

2nd District (D)  Elsie Franklin,  Gary, IN

3rd District (D)  Jerome Prince,  Gary, IN

4th District (R)  Dan Dernulc,  Highland, IN

5th District (D)  Christine Cid,  East Chicago, IN

6th District (D)  Ted Bilski,  Hobart, IN

7th District (R)  Eldon Strong,  Crown Point, IN


To: Lake County Commissioners:

Roosevelt Allen, Jr  (D)  Gary, IN

Mike Repay (D)  Hammond, IN

Gerry Scheub (D)  Crown Point, IN


I, the undersigned state that I am a Lake County, Indiana resident living at the address listed below.

I am against the county imposing a new tax on me and my family.  As a taxpayer, I urge you to  “VOTE NO”  on my behalf as my council person.   My family has tightened its belt during these uncertain economic times, so must the county council with the county budget.  The council needs to implement a strategic plan to provide cost-efficient services prior to any consideration of burdening residents with an additional optional tax.  I also encourage the county council to cut waste and find additional ways to save money.  Please VOTE NO on increasing any tax burden on me and my family.


Name (print):  ______________________________________


Address: ___________________________________________


City, State, Zip Code: _________________________________


Phone (optional): ____________________________________


Signature: __________________________________________


Date: _____________________________ 2013


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