City employees are asking for a $750 refund of the property taxes they pay each year as part of their union's wish list of contract proposals.
That sounds like a long shot, like the union's request that the city pick up the full cost of employee medical insurance premiums.
What city would ever give city workers a break on their property taxes?
Well, Houston for one.
The city sets aside $1 million each year to offer firefighters with homes in Houston a $750 annual refund on their property taxes, according to the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association contract.