The plan is to try to place an additional 1% tax on all restaurant meals– and this would include take-out. It is ostensibly to benefit “tourism”.
But this obviously reflects a desire to serve certain special interests that benefit from tourism. The same crowd lustily pursued construction of the aquatic center and the performing arts center– for the same reasons.
Citizens of Greensboro and Guilford County live with incessant increases to property taxes, other taxes and fees. Our leaders view the citizenry as a foe to be plundered.