Sedgwick County Commissioners: Keep formula for distributing countywide sales tax

In recent months, Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell and City Council member Pete Meitzner have talked about changing the countywide sales tax distribution formula so the city residents get their “fair share.” They want Sedgwick County to hand over $17.8 million (of our $29.2 million share) in sales tax, to use in some unknown way.

Over the past few months, we have been patiently communicating with Wichita elected officials, to better understand their needs; we still aren’t sure. But it’s time to share more of the facts, rather than just hearing another funding scheme to replace the failed November 2014 Wichita sales tax effort. For more information, you can visit condos for sale edmonton downtown.

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