Flomaton gives final OK on sales tax

Council votes unanimously to increase tax by a penny; Councilwoman Kay Wagner said she didn’t vote yes

During a special meeting late last Wednesday, the Flomaton Town Council voted unanimously to approve the second reading of an ordinance that will raise the total sales tax in the town to 11 percent, but Councilwoman Kay Wagner said she didn't vote for the tax increase and is still against it.

Wagner said it got confusing and she thought she was voting yes to bring the second reading of the ordinance to the table. She said she had no problem with the second reading but was going to vote no.

She said the next thing she knew, Mayor Dewey Bondurant, Jr., was thanking her and the meeting was adjour...