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Letter to the editor
Niche recreation not place for tax dollars
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Forsyth County News


Who keeps giving these small, niche activity groups (BMX/RC racing) the idea that public tax money should be given to them to support their activities. When we elected to support purchase of “greenspace” with our tax dollars, I don’t think anyone envisioned it being spent on racetracks where bored subdivision kids can be taken by their parents to pamper them even more.

Let these private groups raise their own money to support their activities. If there are so many people interested in these activities, that shouldn’t be a problem. There’s an abandoned RC track in Sugar Hill that went belly up for lack of interest and participation.

Let’s be cautious with spending our tax dollars and not just jump on any idea someone presents because we purchased property with tax money and didn’t have any real plans for it.

Thomas Jones