The Decatur County Council had the first ready of a proposed ordinance implement a food and beverage tax. Bryan Robbins with the Decatur County Parks Board presented the ordinance which stems from efforts involving the installation of an Aquatic Center to replace the Allen Memorial Swimming Pool which did not open this past summer. The comment above is from Decatur County Council members Ernie Gauck and Deanna Burkhart.
The comment below is Decatur County Council president Danny Peters.
As mentioned the public hearing is November 6th at 6 PM. The ordinance is expected to be voted on at the November 17th meeting of the Decatur County Council.