Ennis Daily News

Tax talk should involve more public input


With Monday’s scheduled 10 a.m. budget hearing at the Ellis County Commissioners Court, we are reminded of how important it is to have people weighing in on local government decisions that affect them.

A public hearing on the city of Ennis budget went unattended by any members of the public on Tuesday, with commissioners convening and adjourning in under two minutes. That by itself is not a disappointment, per se, especially given the environment in Ennis this budget season.

Without a tax increase on the table, we wouldn’t expect a wave of public frustration or dissent at such hearings.

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