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January 22, 2014
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Public airs views on capital projects

The first person going on record Tuesday regarding a Carson City sales-tax hike and the projects it would fund spoke against it and a downtown face lift, but favored a new animal shelter. Resident Lisa Helget, speaking at a Fuji Park Exhibit Hall workshop on the various projects and a proposed one-eighth-cent city sales-tax increase, went down the list of projects starting with downtown streetscape changes. She asked the rhetorical question about whether she supported it, then answered it emphatically: “I strenuously do not,” she said. “Walking down the street is not going to lure me in,” she said, if …

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