Arena Sales Tax Proposal Appears Dead

September 16, 2010

Plans for a public

vote to raise the sales tax to pay off the Town Toyota Center construction loan are on hold. That’s according to

Public Facilities District Board Chair, Joe Jarvis. The PFD board had proposed a February election to decide if

the sales tax should be increased by point-two percent to help pay off the debt. Jarvis and Arena General manager,

Mark Miller have cancelled their scheduled meetings with several cities and Commissioners from Chelan and Douglas

Counties until the Wenatchee City Council reaches concensus on a debt service plan. Wenatchee Bureau Chief Steve

Hair reports on this developing story. . .


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