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Measure N Money Coming

The half-cent sales tax that Grass Valley voters passed in November is now in effect, and the city should begin seeing some of that money soon. Voters passed Measure N, which also requires that a Citizens Oversight Committee be created to monitor how the new revenue is spent. Grass Valley mayor Dan Miller says that committee is now in place…

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The sales tax revenue does go into the city’s general fund, but city officials have promised that the money will be used to hire new police officers and firefighters, and improve city streets. Miller says that’s the job of the oversight committee…

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According to last November’s Voter Reference Guide, Measure N will allow for the hiring of five police officers, four firefighters, and an estimated seven million dollars worth of road repair and maintenance over the next ten years. Miller says the first check from the state will arrive in June.

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