|Committee endorses extending sales tax|
|February 19, 2016 Jerry Purvis|
Members of the Gering Administrative Committee recommended the city’s current one percent sales tax be extended for another 10 years at a meeting on Feb. 11.
According to Gering City Clerk Kathy Welfl, the 1 percent sales tax has been in effect for at least 20 years and the last time it was renewed was in 2010. That was when the tax distribution was altered, earmarking 50 percent of the sales tax for property tax relief, 30 percent...
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