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Camp Verde resident Irene Peoble spoke to Town Council about the proposed food tax. Council voted 4-3 to approve the tax, effective Dec. 1. VVN/Bill Helm

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Though council and Town staff have spent months considering ways to afford a list of Capital Improvements Projects, Camp Verde Town Manager Russ Martin said council's 4-3 vote Wednesday to approve a food tax is "not a time to celebrate.""This is a time to get to work and to produce what that tax is intended to accomplish," he said.