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SLC Council overrides Becker’s veto of $8M property tax hike
Salt Lake City » Disagreement on an $8M tax hike part of a larger power struggle between mayor and council.


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"I don’t believe we are about to collapse," he said of the city’s infrastructure. "I regret we haven’t had a more thorough public process."

Among the mayor’s criticisms was that the council did not consider whether the city had sufficient staff to carry out the work promised by the tax hike.

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The Salt Lake City Council will hold two public hearings to ask residents and business owners how to prioritize spending on roads and parks and other city assets: 7 p.m. July 9 and 16, Room 315 at City Hall, 451 S. State St.

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Christensen, the second "no" vote on the tax increase, took heed of the mayor’s scolding and said the council should prioritize maintenance projects that can be accomplished in the coming year.

"The concern I have is the council raises taxes and not all the money gets spent," he said in an interview. "That would be a travesty."

csmart@sltrib.com




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