TROTWOOD — UPDATE 6:25 p.m. (1/25):
Trotwood City Council unanimously voted to allow a ballot issue of potentially increasing income tax for residents to help fund road improvements Tuesday night.
The issue will be placed on the May 2022 ballot.
Trotwood Mayor Mary McDonald said the tax increase would allow the city to “do more work within the community in terms of the streets in their residential neighborhood, as well as other areas.”
Trotwood City Council is expected to consider legislation Tuesday that would start the process of potentially increasing income tax for residents to help fund road improvements.
The special council meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Trotwood Community and Cultural Arts Center at 4000 Lake Center Drive.
The legislation the council is scheduled to consider would direct the Montgomery County Board of Elections to submit a temporary half percent income tax increase to voters. The measure would call for the increase over a period of five years.
The current income tax rate for Trotwood residents in 2.25 percent.
If passed, the ballot issue would be placed on the May 2022 ballot.
The meeting will be broadcast live and can be viewed by registering here.
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