Oread group again contests city’s demands, accuses Lawrence of violating state law

Another deadline has passed in the dispute over how developers have used a special taxing district at The Oread hotel, and city officials again saw their demands for more information from the development group go unmet.

Oread Inn, the development group behind The Oread hotel, responded in writing to the city Monday, again contesting the city’s demand that the group hand over financial documents from one of its tenants, Oread Wholesale L.C.

The dispute centers on whether the development group for The Oread inflated sales tax totals at the property in an effort to receive larger sales tax rebates from the city as part of a special taxing district that encompasses The Oread development.

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