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Rec Center petition drive: Path set for ballot

The North Platte Bulletin - Aug. 16, 2022

On Tuesday, 2,156 signatures were turned into North Platte’s City Hall requesting an election on a half-cent city sales tax increase for a $60 million indoor Recreation Center. By state stature, 1,059 valid signatures were needed to force the council to put the issue on the ballot. In all likelihood, the question is headed to […]

Rec Center petition drive: Path set for ballot

The North Platte Bulletin -

On Tuesday, 2,156 signatures were turned into North Platte’s City Hall requesting an election on a half-cent city sales tax increase for a $60 million indoor Recreation Center. By state stature, 1,059 valid signatures were needed to force the council to put the issue on the ballot. In all likelihood, the question is headed to […]

Letter: Councilman explains opposition to ballot measure on Rec Center

Letter to the Editor - Aug. 8, 2022

Regarding the council vote on the ballot issue to consider a half-cent city sales tax for the recreation center, the law requires the council vote must be a super-majority for the proposal to advance. That keeps imprudent plans off the ballot. Elections are expensive. As a councilman, my job is to consider all factors and […]

Letter: Councilman explains opposition to ballot measure on Rec Center

Letter to the Editor -

Regarding the council vote on the ballot issue to consider a half-cent city sales tax for the recreation center, the law requires the council vote must be a super-majority for the proposal to advance. That keeps imprudent plans off the ballot. Elections are expensive. As a councilman, my job is to consider all factors and […]