Incumbent members of Gahanna City Council face challengers calling for the city to change how it does business, while residents will vote again in November on a tax levy they rejected this spring.
Gahanna Mayor Becky Stinchcomb’s office has distributed a likely illegal pamphlet listing reasons to support her proposed 66 percent increase in the city’s income tax rate, mailed out to coincide with absentee voting prior to the May 7 primary election. Titled “The State of Our City – Income Tax Proposal” and bearing the city logo, the […]
Gahanna City Council member Karen Angelou has questioned the “facts” supporting Mayor Becky Stinchcomb’s tax “reform” plan, coming to the conclusion that the mayor and her allies are trying to mislead Gahanna voters. Angelou’s conclusion seems to be supported by data from a recently leaked Ohio Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA) memo. Supporters of Stinchcomb’s proposal […]
Gahanna residents will soon decide the fate of an income tax proposal from Mayor Becky Stinchcomb that would cut taxes for many residents who work outside the city while sharply increasing the tax burden of residents who work within city limits. During a recent interview with Media Trackers, Mayor Stinchcomb stressed her belief that the rate increase […]
Gahanna Mayor Becky Stinchcomb is calling for tax changes that would reduce local income taxes for some residents who work in nearby cities while increasing Gahanna’s income tax rate by 66 percent. On January 30, Stinchcomb used the annual State of the City address to promote her plan as a way to keep local income taxes in the […]