I just don’t think its odds of passing are great and the constant flow of stories like this won’t help.
The Cartersville City Council Thursday unanimously voted to adopt a resolution in opposition to House Resolution 900.
Cartersville is joining a growing number of cities throughout the state speaking out against the planned state legislation. Proposed by House Speaker Glenn Richardson, the constitutional amendment would eliminate all property taxes and replace them with an expanded sales tax, which would be anywhere from 6 to 8 percent, depending on the local sales tax rate. The sales tax would also be expanded to services, including haircuts, tattoos, legal services and landscaping.
Meanwhile, over in Gainesville the City Manager, Bryan Shuler, had some unkind words about the GREAT plan for City Council: