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Charlie VanLeuven
Liberty Mayor Steven Brown, left, and Councilman Brian Beeler, right, listen to public comment during a Dec. 11 public hearing on a proposed 1 percent payroll tax for those working in city limits.
Fate of payroll tax uncertain

If there are members of the Liberty public who are in favor of the 1 percent payroll tax, they weren’t at a public hearing Monday night.

The only comments suggesting the tax would be a solution to the city’s financial shortfall came from those working for the city, as the standing room only crowd was unanimously against it.