“I’m paying full tuition at Avon Old Farms and Miss Porter’s for my son and daughter and I’m having a $50,000 kitchen installed. I don’t want to pay any more in taxes,” he said.
Many of Farmington’s wealthiest residents helped vote down the measure to improve the learning environment and well-being of children in their community. Some cited a disinterest in paying what would have amounted to replacing their daily Venti Caffe Americano with civic infrastructure that won’t benefit them.
“I need my daily coffee to get through work,” said another “No” voter. The corporate hedge fund manager then rushed out to their Mercedes-Benz GLE coupe parked illegally in front at the Epicure Plaza Starbucks.