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School Board Approves Priorities for Proposed Sales Tax

School Board Approves Priorities for Proposed Sales Tax

Superintendent Dr. David Lewis and Dr. Tim Harrell, Assistant Superintendentof Support Services, presented four priorities as a recommendationfor how funding would be directed if the ¼ of one cent – or ¼ of one penny –sales tax is approved on the November ballot. The four priorities focuson Campus Safety, Learning Environment, Campus Revitalization, and AthleticFacilities. The four priorities were developed at…read more »

Local Sales Tax Option Approved For November Ballot

Local Sales Tax Option Approved For November Ballot

Joel Gillie, Wayne County public affairs director, provided a presentation on the one-quarter of one cent sales tax resolution that the Board has explored. This sales tax resolution would change the sales tax from 6.75% to 7% and would allow the Commissioners to lessen the burden on property owners through property taxes. This increase would…read more »

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