Tax ballot to continue unchanged

The sixth-penny general purpose tax election will continue as is.

The Sweetwater County Commissioners initially planned a discussion for amendments, alternatives or a rescission of the ballot question during their Tuesday meeting. However, after an executive session regarding the special election prior to the discussion, the commissioners voiced their support for the election and the need for a 1% general purpose tax, then voted unanimously to provide information to residents about the tax.

Executive sessions are meetings that are closed to the public to discuss sensitive matters such as land...


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