Bronston said she would not be in favor of more taxes on residents, saying that new economic development projects such as the NTE Energy Station and the new Kettering Health Network outpatient facility under construction (and are slated to be completed in 2018) will help grow the tax base and the number of jobs in the city. She said there were a number of projects that are being considered but could not be shared publicly.
“I don’t agree with tax increases,” Vitori said.
She said the best way to increase tax revenues is to do it organically and said City Manager Doug Adkins’ plan helps to do this.
“We need to set priorities over the next five years,” she said.
All of the candidates said they want to help the city to improve its image and to help create positive growth.