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Proposed use of restaurant tax funds called 'improper'

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By Ben Carlson

Stated plans from local officials on how they would use a proposed 3 percent restaurant tax were called improper Monday by two people who work closely with the tax in other cities.

The Lawrenceburg City Council is expected to consider the tax - proposed by the Anderson County Tourism Commission - next month. If approved, city and tourism officials say they plan to divide the estimated $320,000 the tax would generate.

With its share, the tourism commission would hire a director who would double as director of the county's Economic Development Authority.


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