Tale of three taxes
City Councilor Alan Zelenka disagrees.
"While it's a tough lift for some people, I think for a lot of people this is affordable, this is modest enough," he said.
Zelenka thinks it won't be hard to sell the city fee and school bond to voters.
"The two of them talk about quality of life and education in this community and what kind of city we want to live in," he said, "and I think they complement each other."