Consider This...750k tax expense not justified - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Consider This...750k tax expense not justified

There's no way around it, spending $750,000 to restore an old house sitting in a flood zone just makes no sense.

But, that's exactly what has been approved by the Lubbock City Council.

This house was designated as a historical landmark back in the 80's and is set to be transformed into a party house for the public.

How that got he ok from council is beyond me.

Consider this:

Other than it's 80 year age, I've not heard one fact of significant history about this house. Don't throw almost $1 million of tax money to renovate it for parties. That money could be better spent on public safety issues.

I guarantee you if the public were voting on it, this would never pass.

City Council just flat out blew this one.

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