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February 21, 2014
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Tax hike is closer to reality

A plan for Carson City improvement projects and the first step toward a city sales-tax hike to finance them won 4-1 approval from the Board of Supervisors on Thursday. The action came after lengthy board discussion that had been preceded by 2 hours and 25 minutes of testimony, pro and con, over whether to build an athletic center, an animal shelter and do street-scape improvements in business corridors all along Carson Street, including downtown, as well as on East William Street. The motion added improvements at the Community Center to the multiple-projects plan. “I’m a firm believer that the long-term …

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