Should Silverdale WA become Incorporated?February 12th, 2011 by Rich Jacobson
Well, once again, an effort is underway to stir up support to incorporate Silverdale WA, this time led by a political action group called the ‘Citizens United for Silverdale.’
This is the fourth such attempt to wrestle Silverdale from the controlling clutches of Kitsap County.
As I’ve discussed this issue with other area residents, most people are not opposed to the idea, but simply want to know the pros & cons of incorporation:
What benefits would we realize as a result of incorporation? What effects would it have on the local economy and businesses? How much would our taxes increase?
Perhaps one of the best things this political action committee ‘Citizens United for Silverdale‘ could do is put up a website detailing as much information as possible on the benefits incorporation normally brings to a community like Silverdale WA. Even creating a Facebook Page would be a great step towards engaging members of our community and sharing helpful information about incorporation.
What are Your thoughts? Should Silverdale be incorporated? Why or why not?