Murray City Council

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The Murray City Council has for now tabled discussion of a proposed payroll tax while approving the sale of alcohol on Sundays.  

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The Murray City Council hosted an overflow crowd Thursday night at its specially-called work meeting centered on the possibility of instituting a new occupational tax for city workers.

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The Murray City Council will begin hashing out details of a possible payroll tax during a work session Thursday night, and some officials hope it will clear the air around the debated issue.

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Ex-Murray city councilman Greg Taylor has launched a Change.org petition aimed at stopping an occupational tax on workers employed within city limits.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the petition has gained more 650 signatures in just three days.

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The Murray City Council has narrowly passed the first reading of an amendment to the city's alcohol ordinance that would allow sales on Sundays.

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The Murray City Council is about to tackle some hot button issues, including a looming payroll tax and the sales of alcohol on Sundays.

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A former Murray City Council member has filed as a write-in candidate for this year’s election. Twelve candidates will appear on November’s ballot for the twelve-member council, so Jane Brandon’s candidacy creates some uncertainty in the race.

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Murray city officials are moving forward with plans to modify one of Murray's busiest thoroughfares after months of speculation about the future of the project.

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Twelve people, including ten incumbents, have filed to run for the Murray City Council this year.

Because there are twelve spots on the council, both of the newcomers should be elected in November, barring write-in campaigns. 

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The Murray City Council will soon consider a draft ordinance discouraging begging or panhandling in the city.

Mayor Jack Rose instructed city attorney Warren Hopkins at Thursday night’s meeting to draft the ordinance,  after examples from the cities of Paducah, Hopkinsville and Bowling Green were presented to the council.

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