Citizens' Sales Tax Oversight Committee

Memo to Council Regarding Pension Tax Proposal

The Citizens' Sales Tax Oversight Committee sent a memo to City Council opposing a Presiding Greene County Commissioner's proposal to extend the 3/4-cent Police and Firefighters Pension Fund Sales Tax beyond the promised sunset to create revenue for the County.

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This Council-appointed group's purpose is to review and monitor the collection of the ¼-cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax revenues, the ⅛-cent Transportation Sales Tax revenues, and the ¾-cent Police and Fire Fighters Pension Fund Sales Tax revenues. In addition, the committee may evaluate any proposed reduction or enhancement to pension benefits before presentation to City Council.

The committee meets the 3rd Tuesday of the following months: February, May, August and November. They meet in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Busch Building. Member terms are 3 years.

Committee Members

Name Council Zone Term Expires
chriswell, arlene
4 5/1/2016
erickson, mary
2 5/1/2017
pearson, patricia - chair
4 5/1/2015
pemberton, marita - vice chair
4 5/1/2015
perdue, brian
1 5/1/2016*
rone, steven
4 5/1/2015
thompson, richard (dr)
4 5/1/2017
thurman, jack
0 5/1/2017
yeager, bob
4 5/1/2016*

* Eligible for Reappointment

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