Expand the 911 charge to cell phone towers so that each call may be assessed a fraction of a penny as an amendment to the utility users tax. (Review the House Fiscal Agency reports on the Restitution of Revenue 2007-2010)
Accept that property taxes invented in the 19th Century have run their course and must be allowed to cease to exist.
Take a look at the federal carbon tax proposed by President Obama.
Get the water dept. to replace manhole covers!