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Yakima proposal to lower utility tax rate delayed

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Taxes and fees sparked sharp debates between Yakima City Council members Tuesday night, with one measure passing and another delayed for future discussion.

After Councilwoman Maureen Adkison said she voted erroneously on July 1, the council revived and approved an ordinance establishing road restoration fees for utilities that cut into public roads and sidewalks. The ordinance, approved by a 4-3 vote, goes into effect Aug. 17.

That debate precipitated an even more contentious discussion about city revenue when Councilman Rick…

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