Westminster

1.5 cent sales tax hike on agenda

WESTMINSTER CITY COUNCIL (OC Tribune photo).

The placement of a measure to extend a 1 percent sales tax increase approved by voters in 2016 and increase it to 1.5 percent will go before a special meeting of the Westminster City Council on Monday.

Meeting through a Zoom “web conference,” the council will convene at 1 p.m. for the purpose of putting the matter before the electorate on the Nov. 3 ballot.

The proposed transaction and use tax is termed “Westminster Emergency Relief, Recovery, Local Services,” and – unlike the 2016 measure – wouldn’t expire until “ended by voters.”

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  1. Tax and spend Republicans. What the city council needs to do is get the businesssz in Little Saigon To pay their fair share of taxes. Period.

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