Our view:Sixth penny is beneficial to GR
March 14, 2018
In a few weeks, residents will see a small decrease in the sales tax they pay.
The sixth-penny sales tax we pay for improvements approved in 2012 will be discontinued. The tax is responsible for the improvements we’ve seen on Hitching Post Drive and Second South Street, and was previously used to build the Child Developmental Center building in Green River and to replace the bridge connecting Evers Park to Expedition Island.
While residents will no doubt welcome the savings they’ll see and we’ll certainly be amongst those enjoying it, there is something else to consider. The sixth-pe...