October 17, 2013
Albany City Commissioner Bob Langstaff said the recent Supreme Court decision banning use of judicial aribitration in allotting local-option sales tax funds forced city officials to accept the deal proposed by Dougherty County commissioners because time to act was running out. (Herald file photo)
Stories this photo appears in:
Faced with the risk of losing some $16 million a year in tax revenue, the Albany City Commission votes 6-1 to accept a 60 percent take of local-option sales taxes.