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Open Space panel’s staff report heads to supervisors early in year

More than 3,300 acres of land were obtained, with the price tag exceeding $18 million, according to a report on 2012 Carson City Open Space Advisory Committee activities. The 3,339 acres were obtained either by purchases, transfers or donations, said the staff-written report, with a Question 18 cost of more than $10 million and additional grants for more than $8.1 million.Question 18, the Quality of Life tax initiative approved by voters 16 years ago, increased sales tax for Parks and Recreation Department improvements and expansions, purchase of open space and maintenance of facilities involved. “We have managed to leverage 55 …

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