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Fountain Voters to Decide Street Tax Initiative Nov. 5


Last updated 10/31/2019 at 9:45am

Proponents of a sales tax increase to fix some of Fountain’s deteriorating roads are hoping voters will say “yes” to 2A, the city’s initiative to increase the local sales tax rate by .35 percent over the current rate.

“There’s $53 million worth of need,” 2A supporter Ken Lippincott said.

Meanwhile, opponents insist the previous decade of a similar tax has resulted in insufficient results to warrant another attempt – and argue there must be another way to get the job done.

“We will always play catch-up, and if 2A is the only idea brought forward then I stick to the comment...

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