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Mahoning County commissioners holding town hall meetings on sales tax

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The Mahoning County commissioners want your input on the proposed sales tax renewal.

The current half percent tax currently in place expires next year.

Mahoning County commissioner Anthony Traficanti and Mahoning County budget director Audrey Tillis joined Derek Streyer on WFMJ Weekend Today to discuss the options with the new tax and the meetings being held for the issue to be discussed.

"The two options are; one would make the money strictly for general fund purposes like we've always had. The second option would be, and Audrey can clarify this if I'm wrong, will be earmarked money for the sheriff, 911, and the prosecutor’s office and coroner's office," Traficanti said.

The first meeting is Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Covelli Center and the second is set for June 30th in Canfield.


 

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