AH sales tax rate change takes effect
At the April 8 Airway Heights City Council meeting, Clerk-Treasurer Richard Cook announced that the retail sales tax rate change went into effect at the beginning of the month.
Back in November 2013, citizens voted to pass a sales tax increase from 8.7 to 8.9 percent to provide funding for a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) in the city.
Cook said the city would start receiving the funds from the tax increase in June. The money will be deposited into a TBD fund and used for transportation projects. During the meeting, the City Council saw the first reading of an ordinance to create t...