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Mercer board holds hearing on proposed tax


February 22, 2019


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MERCER, Wis. — The Mercer Town Board held an information session Thursday to provide residents with the facts about a proposed ballot measure in the spring election.

Town voters will be asked April 2 to decide whether to approve a .5 percent Premier Resort Area Tax on certain goods and services in the town.

“We’d like people to have the facts. Be armed when you go to vote,” town chairman John Sendra told the audience.

If passed, the measure is expected to generate roughly $200,000 to $250,000, according to Sendra.

The money would be use...

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