Quincy Aldermen Pass Compromise Food and Beverage Tax
Quincy’s City Council approves a compromise one percent food, beverage and alcohol tax. Aldermen deadlocked 7-7 at Monday’s meeting with Mayor Kyle Moore casting the deciding vote. Voting in favor were aldermen Mast, Awerkamp, Uzelac, Holtschlag, McKiernan, Entrup and Finney. Voting against were aldermen Farha, Sassen,
Rein, Reis, Bergman and Bauer. Council members voted against the proposed two percent tax following heavy criticism. The money is to be used to fund Mayor Moore’s plan to grow Quincy to 45-thousand residents by 2030.