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It's 50-50: City sticks with taking half of tax

Published 03/24/2010, The Jamestown Sun

Despite a new proposal by the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Board, the City Council’s Finance and Legal Committee stuck with taking half of the 1 percent sales tax at its meeting Tuesday. The committee did, however, extend the sales tax to 2018 rather than 2022. After a discussion with Councilman Pat Nygaard nearly two weeks ago, the JSDC Board proposed a 45 percent city and 55 percent JSDC split. But Nygaard said a story in Friday’s The Jamestown Sun on the proposal was not accurate as the split was only an option.

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