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Hoisington to put sales tax increase on ballot

HOISINGTON — The Hoisington City Council, at its regular meeting on Monday, approved a resolution to put on the November ballot a raise in retail sales tax of .25 of one percent for the community. This increase will put the city at the same increment as the city of Great Bend.
If approved, it will go into effect April 1, 2015. It is expected to raise $60,000-$70,000 per year, City Manager Jonathan Mitchell told the council.
Council member Chris Smith said if it doesn’t pass the city may have to raise on property taxes.
The council has ...

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