Council Places Referendum on November ballot


August 19, 2016

Voters in Superior get a chance to weigh in on making the downtown business district better.

Superior’s City Council on Tuesday approved an advisory referendum to appear on the November ballot.

Voters are asked: “Should the Wisconsin State Legislature pass legislation authorizing a Local Exposition District Tax to further economic development in the City of Superior by attracting new businesses, providing job opportunities to residents, reducing unemployment, growing business activity within the City of Superior, expanding the local tax base, encouraging tourism, and bringing needed capital into the City by implementing a Local Exposition District Tax on lodging, food and beverage consumed at local establishments and car rentals for the purpose of acquiring and managing exposition center facilities and other development related to the Better City Superior Plan?”

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