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Nevada City Preparing Tax Measure for Ballot

Nevada City has begun the process to place a measure on the ballot this year that would increase sales tax in the city. City Manager Mark Prestwich says the city council approved the first step at their meeting last week…

Listen to Mark Prestwich 1

The tax would be three eighths of a cent, and would fund three firefighters and a police officer. Ultimately, Prestwich says it will be up to the voters to decide in November…

Listen to Mark Prestwich 2

Prestwich says the council picked November instead of the June election because they expect a higher turnout, and there also could be new members on the council by then. The measure would need a two-thirds vote to pass.

1 Comment

January 19, 2016

Don Blanscet

Why not tax marijuana and skip the Tax increase.
Dessert Hot Springs projects 15 million in annual tax revenues from Marijuana. Perhaps N.C. could figure a way
to bring in enuff to cover budget shortfall

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