City of Calera could raise sales tax, hearings scheduled


The City of Calera has announced public hearing dates for residents to give input on a possible increase in the city's sales tax rate. {}The proposal calls for a one-cent increase. {}The current rate is 8%. {}If passed, the sales tax rate would go up to 9%.According to today's notice, the Mayor and Council will hold three Public Hearings:
  • Monday, March 18, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, March 25, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m.{}
  • Monday, April 1, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m.
The April 1 date is a Special Called Meeting. {}The meetings will be held at Calera City Hall.