Growth Must Pay For Itself!

On Monday, September 13th, 2010, the Austin City Council raised water rates and property taxes in the midst of a recession, despite receiving thousands of petitions and phone calls. Amid declining property values, Austinites will pay higher property taxes and utility bills under the 2010-11 budget the City Council passed Monday.” Austin American-Statesman.

The Wasteful 4 - Mayor Leffingwell and Council Members Shade, Cole and Martinez, insist on building a $1.3 billion bloated water treatment plant we may never need.

Sign the voter pledge

Council member Randi Shade is the only member of the Wasteful 4 that is up for reelection next May.

Sign the voter pledge for the May 2011 election for a new City Council Member who will take our mantra into the next election:

GROWTH MUST PAY FOR ITSELF!

We have only just begun to fight.  (John Paul Jones, Revolutionary War Hero)

To print out the Voter Pledge click here.  For more on Water Treatment Plant#4 and the cost of growth watch the videos to the right and go here.

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ChangeAustin Supporters holding signs that spell Voter Revolt Dog and pony show ChangeAustin.org at the 2009 MLK March Water Treatment Plant #4 Debate, 2009. 10-1 revolt Lorri Michel Bill Alshire Austin CIty Council Brian Rodgers with then Travis County Chief Appraiser, testifying at the Travis County Commissioners Court. Tax protest a the Travis County Appraisal District, 2009 Tax protest a the Travis County Appraisal District, 2009
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