Three-Quarter Percent Sales Tax Increase Referendum on the Warren County Consolidated Election Ballot Tuesday

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On the upcoming April 4th Consolidated Election there is a referendum on the ballot for a potential new Law Enforcement Center where Warren County voters are being asked to approve a three-quarter percent increase in the sales tax, equating to a seventy-five cents additional tax on a one-hundred-dollar purchase. Citizens Advisory Committee Chair Chip Algren informs the Warren County Board has designated $2 million in COVID relief funds to go toward the down payment of the project, which would be added to collected funds from a passed sales tax referendum to reach around $5 million before breaking ground:

The potential Warren County Law Enforcement Center would contain 60 beds, 30 cells with two beds per cell, which would also follow separation requirements put in place by the Department of Corrections. To hear more from Algren, listen below.

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