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City staff is working on the issue, but in the meantime, there are other ways customers can pay their bills.
“Every community has a handful of people that are intolerant,” Gates said. “And often times I find that these people, the only way they can feel good about themselves is to make themselves feel superior to someone.”
In addition to providing thoughts on how Kingman can work to develop a successful economic development department at Tuesday’s Council meeting, Interim City Manager Jim Bacon also laid out areas of emphasis for the City to focus on within its strategic plan.
Ratification of the increase in the Transaction Privilege Tax, or sales tax, is going to be a “pretty straightforward process,” city attorney Carl Cooper said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
The city is reducing its debt, and the increased sales tax rate could bring in an additional $3.1 million, but projections for the 2018-2019 fiscal budget aren’t much different than a year ago, Interim City Manager James Bacon said Tuesday.
The city government is busting at the seams, and the solutions aren’t going to come cheap City Council discovered at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled Common Council meeting.