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September 25, 2013

North Mankato ponders sales tax question

Should it spend final $1.2M on interchange or something else?


They were “sold a bill of goods,” he said, and “lied to.”

He supports paying for the highway project and nothing else.

“Just end it,” he said.

City staff estimate the council could spend up to $185,000 in sales tax revenue on other sources in 2014.

No decision has been made, but the issue could come up if the council discusses, for example, the scope of work at the Caswell North Soccer Complex, which has been funded largely with sales tax money.

And it doesn’t address an even longer-term question, which is whether the city will seek to reauthorize the sales tax.


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