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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

Town officials discuss new fees

The Town of Tunica will be exploring ways to add revenue, following a discussion at the Board of Aldermen meeting on Jan. 21.

Mayor Chuck Cariker told aldermen that the town’s share of gaming revenue was down $73,000 from this time last year and is $40,000 less than what the town has budgeted. Cariker said sales tax revenue has been the saving grace, making up $23,000 of the shortfall. That leaves the town out of balance on their budget by $17,000.

“We have to try and increase our revenue or cut expenses,” Cariker said.


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