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The board had voted to adopt the ordinance Dec. City Administrator Carl Geffken said the tax applies to customers who order alcoholic beverages at bars and restaurants in Fort Smith. Settle said that since the December meeting, he received feedback from many people who felt raising the tax was "the wrong thing to do at this time" even with the delayed effective date.
Talicia Richardson, executive director of The motion to amend the ordinance with the Dec. The amended ordinance passed with the same. Settle said Tuesday he made a mistake when he voted in favor of the tax increase. He believed repealing it was the right decision. We need to hear when we're wrong," Martin said.
I'm excited to repeal this and not hurt our bars and restaurants any further than they've already been hurt through the pandemic. The board's decision to repeal the increase was met with some applause from residents at the meeting.
This included Richardson, who said she was excited not only about the board listening to "the plea of a citizen," but also the economic development impact on downtown and the greater community. Fort Smith repeals higher alcohol tax City directors unanimous in rethink by Thomas Saccente January 22, at a.
Martin said he believed it's important for the board to hear from residents.Dating Fort Smith love
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