Spirit of giving away your taxes lives on after Belleville Township dies

After Belleville city leaders decided they needed more property taxes for pensions, they also had a chat about the charity functions they absorbed from Belleville Township. That chat sure sounded like it was setting the stage for the inevitable government creep that comes from spending other people’s money.

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