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Werner bringing tax hit to board

The Board of Supervisors will vote Thursday to put the proposed sales tax hike to pay for library portion of the City Center project before voters.

The quarter-cent sales tax increase is listed as "an advisory question" because, under state law, it can't be binding, City Manager Larry Werner said. If the question was binding, then the tax increase would have to be imposed if a majority of voters backed it, even if it wasn't necessary.

Werner said making it advisory question gives the board the option of not imposing the tax if they find another way of paying for …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 5, 2012 03:04AM Published Jun 5, 2012 02:58AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.