Shawnee County Commission to send letter to legislators expressing opposition to local tax lid

Shawnee County Commission Chairwoman Shelly Buhler will send a letter to each member of the county’s legislative delegation expressing strong opposition to a tax lid on local municipalities the Kansas Legislature approved last year.

Commissioners Buhler, Bob Archer and Kevin Cook voted 3-0 Monday to authorize Buhler to send the letter, which county counselor Rich Eckert said was crafted by the Kansas Association of Counties.

The move puts the county on the record as opposing the tax lid, Eckert said.

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