Restaurant Tax Meeting

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – City and county leaders will sit down to discuss issues surrounding the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The announcement was made at the board of supervisors meeting this morning, December 4.

A 2% restaurant tax is at the center of the controversy.

City councilmen and supervisors disagree on what should be in the proposal that will be submitted to the legislature for approval.

Mayor Robert Smith wants money earmarked for recreation and the Terry Brown Amphitheater, along with changing the make up the of the CVB board.

Some supervisors disagree with the proposal.

The meeting will be at 9:30 Thursday morning at the Trotter Convention Center lower level.

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