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August 20, 2014, 3:25 pm
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Chamber Willing To Consider Tax Hike To Pay For Infrastructure


The head of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce says the business group is willing to consider supporting a sales tax increase… if there are solid guarantees that the money will go to address the city’s critical infrastructure needs. 

 

Steward Sandstrom says the Chamber is firmly behind Mayor Mike Houston’s call to invest tens of millions of dollars into streets, sidewalks and sewers in the next few years, and supports raising city sewer fees to generate some of the money needed.  And Sandstrom says the Chamber would keep an open mind on other funding ideas… including a sales tax hike. 

 

Houston has not proposed a plan for fully funding his infrastructure proposal… because he says he lacks the votes on the City Council needed to pass it.

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