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Schools in Chelsea will soon see an increase in money from the city. On Aug. 6, the Chelsea City Council and Mayor Tony Picklesimer unanimously voted to approve an additional 1-cent sales tax, increasing from 4% to 5%, for the city. Read more

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Chelsea City Council

Leah Ingram Eagle

The one percent increase will take effect on October 1, 2019. Read more

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Residents will have a chance for their voices to be heard, for or against this proposal, at the upcoming city council meeting on July 16, at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Read more

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The board also discussed classroom additions at two schools and approved a pay raise for classified employees. Read more

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Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel

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Hotel operators say they would rather see a $2.50 per night room fee than an increase in the city's total lodging tax from 14 percent to 17 percent. Read more

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Hoover City Council 6-18-18

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Council members left a proposed lodging tax increase intact but are proposing half as much of a sales tax increase and an increase in the real estate rental and lease tax. Read more

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Hoover City Council Nov 2016

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The mayor and City Council should allow much public deliberation. Read more

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