A fix for county roads: sales tax
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will consider a local option sales tax to fund county road improvement projects totaling about $35 million.
If approved, sales tax countywide would increase by 0.5 percent and generate about $3.5 million per year for 10 years.
The process was set in motion last week when Douglas County Public Works Director Dave Robley met with commissioners and scheduled a public hearing for April 1.
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