Medfield netted $135,123 for FY 16 (the last year for which we have the complete yearly figures) from our meals tax, which our annual town meeting (ATM) enacted a few years ago. I think of the meals tax as the town’s chance to tax the residents of our surrounding towns for enjoying our excellent restaurants. At the Tuesday meeting of the Board of Selectmen Mike Sullivan shared his historic record of our net since the ATM adopted the meals tax. I especially like the trajectory and the rate of growth. I also especially like seeing documentation that our restaurants are doing increasingly much more business year over year.