Phoenix’s temporary 2% tax on food would be reduced more than a year before automatically expires in April 2015 under a plan proposed by two members of the City Council.

Michael Nowakowski and Thelda Williams last week asked city manager David Cavazos to develop a fiscal 2014 budget based on cutting the tax rate to 1% in January 2014. The remaining 1% would remain until the scheduled sunset of April 1, 2015.

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