Erie County may put tax hike back on table

PERKINS TWP. As a budget crunch looms in Erie County, county commissioners might soon discuss whethe
Tom Jackson
May 24, 2010

 

PERKINS TWP.

As a budget crunch looms in Erie County, county commissioners might soon discuss whether the county should consider another sales tax hike.

County Administrator Mike Bixler has suggested the county consider a one-half percent sales tax increase, with half of the new tax to go to operational expenses, and half to go to economic development, including funding the county's share of a proposed new airport.

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