During a 5-hour meeting on Sept. 16, the Bloomington City Council voted down an 0.25% local income tax increase proposed by Mayor John Hamilton. The vote on the 9-member council was four in favor, five opposed.
Voting against the proposal were Isabel Piedmont-Smith, Susan Sandberg, Sue Sgambelluri, Jim Sims and Ron Smith.
The Chamber also had opposed the increase, and CEO Erin Predmore spoke against it in the public commentary portion of Wednesday's meeting. “A lack of public process makes this tax proposal impossible to support,” she said.
The Chamber looks forward to working with City of Bloomington and Monroe County decision-makers, as well as state legislators and the public, to collaboratively address our community's challenges together in the coming months.
Director of Advocacy & Public Policy
The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. All Rights Reserved.
421 W 6th Street, Suite A | Bloomington, IN 47404
Phone: (812)336-6381 | firstname.lastname@example.org | sitemap
Monday-Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
There is a no refund policy for events. If you need to reassign your ticket to another person we will be happy to update our attendance list. Thank you.