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Wheelage tax passed in Douglas County

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Smoothing out that bumpy road has just bumped up the cost of your license tab renewal. Douglas County commissioners approved implementation of a new wheelage tax at Tuesday's meeting.


Beginning in 2014, when Douglas County residents register their vehicles each year, they will be paying an additional $10 per vehicle. A resolution to adopt the fee was passed in a 4-to-1 vote. Commissioner Jim Stratton voted against the tax.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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