Also, I believe, since we own the lakes and mountains, we should charge a use fee for anyone whose home or office has a view. In other words if you have an office high up in the Columbia Tower's south side, Seattle should be able to charge for you use of Mt. Rainier.
While we are at it, you DO KNOW that all waterways are public property? Why not charge a use fee for the shoreline/tidal waters?
BTW .. didja know that your tax dollars subsidize Lakeside and Bush? Howsit that rich folk, who do not even live in Seattle, get to have a tax free place they can educate their kids???? Howsit Lakeside gets to sell tax free bonds?
Let see ...
SAM has some pretty dreadful art. I would volunteer to be on a commission that reviews the tax benefits of whatever damn fool donated the hanging cars and hammered dude. It is OK by me that they donated the stuff to SAM instead of Goodwill, BUT Goodwill does not leave their junk in PUBLIC spaces. We should charge these tasteless donors a fee for polluting my eye space.
While we are at it, Swedish Hospital has some pretty snazzy rooms for its wealthier