Smitherman: County meeting will not be postponed

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Alabama State Senator Rodger Smitherman's office tells FOX6 News he will not cancel a meeting on Monday to come to a consensus on a new occupational tax for Jefferson County.

Seven Republican lawmakers had asked to postpone the meeting so they could review financial information from the county before deciding on the new tax.

Smitherman says the meeting will go on as scheduled on Monday from  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m..