March 1, 2023
To the Editor:
Our ability and responsibility to vote
A petition to bring to a vote Resolution #2023-02, Uniform Assessment Rate, has been circulated and filed. This is a resolution passed by the Ipswich City Council that will assess $80 per linear foot of street frontage to construct curb, gutter and sidewalk. The assessment will essentially amount to a tax lien on the property and is to be paid back over a period of 15 years. For corner lots that are affected on two sides, 40 linear feet would be forgiven. That is to say, if your lot is 75ft. by 75ft. Then you would be assessed 150ft....