The Missoula Public Works Committee has approved a two cent gas tax resolution in hopes of finding a new way to pay for Missoula’s sidewalks. As proposed, the tax would be split 60-40 between the city of Missoula and Missoula county, leaving the county free allocate the money to road development or use the buffer to decrease property taxes. In an interview with KGVO News, Council chairman Jason Weiner explains why he supports the tax.

If the city council and county commissioners decide to let the tax through, voters will be able to vote on the measure during the November elections. But why wait till then? Find out what you’re fellow citizens think right now.