Council hires marketing firm for levy

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – The City Council unanimously agreed April 1 to hire Liz Loomis Public Affairs to help market an August primary election ballot measure to raise funds for a public service tax.

The ballot measure is a proposed levy lid lift that can be passed by a simple voter majority. The lift is needed to generate funding for more police officers.

City Manager Albert Tripp, addressing the council, highlighted concerns raised by community members regarding under-staffing in law enforcement.

“Seventy-six of the community members felt that law enforcement was understaffed,” Tripp said.

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