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Memorial mill levy to be on Nov. ballot

City council agreed to put an initiative on the Nov. 1 ballot that would remove taxpayers’ liability for Memorial Health System. The council also agreed to hold a request for proposal process, seeking health care groups who want to lease the assets from the city. And, it agreed to allow Mayor Steve Bach and the… Continue Reading Memorial mill levy to be on Nov. ballot

Apparently undeterred by the failure of Issue 1A during April, during its informal meeting this afternoon, City Council will consider whether to ask the voters to extend the 0.665 mill levy once again come November. The mill levy originally supported the 1989 bonds which funded Powers Boulevard and the Police Operations Center.  Unless renewed by the… Continue Reading Mill levy extension redo in November?

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Vice mayor’s plan would shift majority of city revenue from sales taxes to property taxes Vice Mayor Larry Small wants to restructure the way the city levies and collects taxes, shifting the burden from an all-too-often see-sawing sales tax to a more stable property tax. The essence of the proposal is simple: Small calls for… Continue Reading Small floats 600% mill levy increase

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