Lee County Manager John Crumpton to speak on tax increase at Public Policy

May 19

The Sanford Area Growth Alliance is excited to announce the upcoming Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce’s Public Policy on June 1st, beginning at 11:30am at The Flame Steakhouse will feature Lee County Manager, John Crumpton.

Crumpton will be giving the complete story on the County’s proposed 2015-2016 budget and tax increase found on the front page of The Sanford Herald today. Crumpton will be going over the 7.5 cents increase on property tax and what each component was to deciding on this figure.

“[Crumpton] is going to speak on an issue that is of importance to everyone in this community,” says Bob Joyce, Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce president. “This is a chance for everyone, business people and residents alike, to come and hear why this tax increase is important to our community betterment.”

The Public Policy Luncheon has been a tremendous success, and is a great opportunity for a lunch and learn atmosphere designed for business men and women in our area. Each luncheon features a variety of topics involving local or state government policies. The different guest speakers touch on hot button issues relating directly to business development and growth.

Questions can be submitted via email ahead of time to the Chamber for John Crumpton to address. Tickets for this event are on a first come, first serve basis and can be purchased by calling the office at 919.775.7341. Tickets are $15 for Chamber Members and $20 for Non-Chamber Members.

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