The Jefferson City Charter Review Advisory Committee plans to meet one more time next week to hopefully finalize recommendations to be sent to the City Council on potential changes to the city charter. ... The Parks and Recreation Foundation also asked local attorney Stephanie Bell to look at what was proposed. She said the city felt a change was needed, claiming the 2005 elimination of the parks property tax — when voters approved a sales tax to instead fund parks — extinguished any rights of the Parks commission under state statute, including the right to exclusively control the park fund.
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