Leachville sales tax proposal passes

Leachville sales tax proposal passes
Leachville sales tax passes.

LEACHVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - A sales tax passed for one Mississippi County town Tuesday.

The one-cent sales tax proposal for Leachville passed with a vote of 150-40, according to Mayor Rodney Robertson.

Region 8 News has covered this story since December 2019 when the tax was being proposed.

The tax will split in three different ways.

A half-cent may go towards water and sewer, a quarter of a cent to the Leachville Fire Department, and another quarter of a cent to the Leachville Police Department.

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