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Scott to host town halls to discuss sales tax

Posted at 8:14 AM, Mar 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-11 09:14:42-04

Scott city officials will host a town hall meeting to discuss a sales tax that voters will have decide on later this month.

Last year, the legislature approved a bill that would allow the city to create the tax to fund city services. If passed, two-thirds of the 1 cent sales tax would go to fire and police while the other third would fund parks and recreation, economic development and infrastructure.

The second of the three town hall meetings will be held Wednesday, March 13 beginning at 6:00 pm. The last town hall to discuss the sales tax will be held on March 27.

Election day for this tax will be on March 30, 2019.