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By LuAnn Schindler

Sales tax increase on Ewing ballot

One-half cent increase would benefit economic development


February 13, 2020

Ewing voters will determine if a one-half cent sales tax increase earmarked for economic development will be approved.

During Monday's board meeting, village trustees approved Resolution 399 and 400, which will place the issue on the ballot.

Per Resolution 399, the purpose of the increase is to create an LB 840 fund for economic development.

According to Chairman James Ramold, passage of the resolution will "create an economic development plan that will create jobs, generate employment opportunities, expand labor markets, expand retail opportunities and increase the number of households in...

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