Forum staff reports, Published October 14 2010
First of four public meetings on sales tax proposal slated for tonightThe first of four public meetings designed to provide information on a proposed half-cent Cass County sales tax for flood control is scheduled for tonight.
The county tax, which will be on the Nov. 2 ballot, would generate an estimated $11 million a year to help pay for the local share of a diversion channel to protect Fargo-Moorhead.
All of the meetings are scheduled at 7 p.m. on the following dates and locations:
- Tonight, Longfellow Elementary School, multipurpose room, 20 29th Ave. N., Fargo.
- Tuesday, Bennett Elementary School, multipurpose room, 2000 58th Ave. S., Fargo.
- Oct. 21, Cheney Middle School, theater, 825 17th Ave. E., West Fargo.
- Oct. 25, Spirit of Life Center, St. Leo’s Church, 211 Langer Ave., Casselton, N.D.