Town Council denies chamber’s request for 2017 funds

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By Don Worthington

The Pageland Town Council has denied a request by the Pageland Chamber of Commerce for 2017 hospitality tax funds.
The town council had budgeted $3,000 for the chamber, but the chamber apparently never filed the paperwork requesting the funds.
Recently appointed chamber president Tim Griffin had asked the town council to retroactively allocate the funds.
Last Thursday the council, on the advice of its auditor, decided not to give the chamber the 2017 The hospitality tax, which like most taxes, has a long list of conditions for using the funds.

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