When Council meets Thursday night, one of the things it's expected to vote on is a resolution condemning Easton's .
As proposed by the city, the 1.75 percent tax will be imposed on anyone who works in the city but lives somewhere else. The city has said it needs to use the income generated from the tax to pay for rising pension costs*.
The county's resolution argues that the tax is unfair to commuters "during the most difficult economic times in recent memory," and that it will drive companies away from Easton.
The county isn't the first government body to speak out against the tax. Forks Township with the proposal back in April.
*An earlier version of this story said the tax would pay "pension and legal costs," which is not the case.