12/27/18 – 5:30 A.M.
Our look back at 2018 continues today with a look back at Hancock Countys sales tax. A quarter-percent sales tax that sets money aside for flood mitigation expires in a few days. However, the county commissioners voted in October to replace it with another quarter-percent tax to pay for jail upgrades
Commissioners Brian Robertson and Tim Bechtol voted in favor of the measure. Commissioner Mark Gazarek voted against it, saying the community should vote on it…
The replacement tax will start on January 1.