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Ward County Commission asks Voters for a Half Cent Sales Tax

Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE, Sales and Use Tax August 22, 2012

During a special meeting on 15 August 2012, the Ward County Commission passed a 1/2 cent sales tax ballot measure to be used for a new office building, Ward County Courthouse remodeling, Ward County Jail expansion, and other infrastructure needs. The language used for the measure, to be voted on by the citizens of Ward County on November 5, was  passed at the meeting as well. The approximate total cost of the project discussed would be $39.3 million.  If passed the tax would be effective 1 January 2012 through 31 December 2022, unless all necessary funds are collected earlier.