We applaud the Moraine Township Board for its long-term planning to secure a permanent home to continue to provide critical services for our residents. With their lease expiring this year, for some time Township officials were aware that their current office was not available to be the Township’s long-term home, and planned ahead to secure a permanent space to serve Township residents.
Township officials knew staying in their current location long-term was not an option, and planned ahead to be able to provide all of the services our residents have come to rely upon. Through conservative budgeting, Moraine Township was able to secure a new location to meet the Township’s current and anticipated future needs without incurring debt and eliminate the budgeting uncertainty of rising costs in the rental market.
The central Highland Park location provides ample parking and access to public transportation for staff, residents and volunteers. Not only was the purchase accomplished without increasing taxes, but the Township has reduced its request for taxpayer dollars by 9% over 4 years.
We are looking forward to voting for Moraine Township Supervisor Anne Flanigan Bassi, Clerk Gail Brown, Assessor Cynthia Plouche, and Trustees Dwayne Douglas, Cindy Wolfson and Amy Zisook because they are a team of proven problem solvers; new trustee candidate, Pablo Alvarez, will bring a wealth of knowledge about the community to serving Township residents.
Betsy and David Brint
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