October 17, 2013
Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard said that while the 60/40 split was unfair, there was greater risk involved in losing the sales tax altogether by not adopting the agreement with Dougherty County. (Herald file photo)
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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.