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March 5, 2014

City Council meeting rescheduled for today

London restaurant tax proposal expected

CORBIN — By LeeAnn Cain / Staff Writer

Monday’s London City Council meeting has been rescheduled for 12:30 p.m. today at London City Hall. The meeting is expected to feature a proposal for a 3 percent restaurant tax in the city of London.

The tax was proposed by the London Tourism and Convention Commission as a means of funding the new organization. According to commission member Troy House, the estimated budget for the commission is around $2.6 million, although the precise budget has yet to be drafted.

Tourism Chairman Bill Dezarn estimated the tax would generate about $1 million.

House believes the city council will support the restaurant tax, and Mayor Troy Rudder expressed his support for the tax in previous meetings.

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