Alexandria, VA Closed About 3 years

Mayor, Vice Mayor, City Council

I was saddened (and, frankly, surprised, weeks before a heated primary election) to hear most of you favor raising Alexandria's meals tax to five percent, thus adding an 11 percent tax on everyone's restaurant checks. Eleven percent (!) is an absurd amount of tax on top of a meal, which would be more than any other jurisdiction's restaurant tax in our region. When the budget comes before you tomorrow, I hope you will reconsider this o [Description has been truncated. The full description might be available when requesting only information about this request.]