Vernon Howard Jr. and Sam Mann led a petition initiative drive to get a one-eighth-cent sales tax proposal for East Side economic development on the April ballot. On Thursday, the City Council agreed to put the measure to city voters on April 4.
Vernon Howard Jr. and Sam Mann led a petition initiative drive to get a one-eighth-cent sales tax proposal for East Side economic development on the April ballot. On Thursday, the City Council agreed to put the measure to city voters on April 4. File photo by Lynn Horsley lhorsley@kcstar.com
Vernon Howard Jr. and Sam Mann led a petition initiative drive to get a one-eighth-cent sales tax proposal for East Side economic development on the April ballot. On Thursday, the City Council agreed to put the measure to city voters on April 4. File photo by Lynn Horsley lhorsley@kcstar.com

KC Council agrees to put sales tax increase for East Side on April ballot

January 12, 2017 4:45 PM