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New sales tax split plan to go before city

Published 03/19/2010, The Jamestown Sun

Uncomfortable with the polarizing effects on the community of taking half of the 1 percent sales tax and extending the sales tax without a vote, City Council and Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Board members have devised a new proposal. JSDC Board President Jim Boyd said Councilman Pat Nygaard sat down with him and JSDC Board member Alex Schweitzer to discuss the situation. The idea, Boyd said, was to get to an agreement both parties could live with. “We all agreed this isn’t good for the community,” Boyd said. “We want to be partners in this.”

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