The Pima County Sales Tax Advisory Committee will host two meetings this week to get public input on whether the Board of Supervisors should adopt a countywide sales tax, where the tax revenue should be spent (road repair and/or property tax reduction), and whether the sales tax should be temporary or permanent.
The hearings are tomorrow, Jan. 9, 6-7 p.m., at the El Pueblo Activity Center, 101 W. Irvington Rd., and Wednesday, Jan. 10, 6-7 p.m., at the Quincie Douglas Center, 1575 E. 36th St.
State law allows county boards of supervisors to enact up to a half-cent-per-dollar sales tax via a unanimous board vote. Pima County is the only county in Arizona without a sales tax and its primary property tax rate is the highest in the state. Anyone unable to attend the public meetings can provide the committee feedback online.