Forsyth Mayor Mike Chipman says the Board of Aldermen will seek to alleviate the recreation tax issue mentioned in the report following a recent state audit, by paying off the sewer portion of the note on the property for Shoals Bend Park…
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Chipman says he’s awaiting further information from the state auditor’s office to determine how to proceed. He says the issue has divided the city for years, and he wants it to be corrected so Forsyth can move forward on other issues. The mayor addressed the matter during the most recent meeting of the Board of Aldermen, the first to be held since he was appointed to the position last week.
Forsyth Mayor Mike Chipman wants the Board of Aldermen to take care of the recreation tax issue that he says has divided the city for years. Chipman says he wants the matter to be corrected by paying off the sewer portion of a note on the property for Shoals Bend Park, preferably in a lump sum…
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Chipman says the action of the Board of Aldermen in 2005 combined the debt service with the recreation tax, and is the only illegal use of the tax noted during the recent state audit. The mayor addressed the issue during the most recent meeting of the board, the first since he was appointed to the post last week.