March 7, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 46

AH street fund would help repair rough roads

City streets in Airway Heights could see some improvement if a Transportation Benefit District is approved by the City Council.

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The first of two public hearings was held at the Monday, March 4, City Council meeting where public works director Kelly Williquette outlined a preliminary plan for the project. After considering all the potential areas for tax revenues, the benefits district would pursue a .2 percent increase in sales tax, which amounts to 2 cents for every $10 spent in city limits.

The other potential areas that could have been visited included property taxes, annual vehicle fe...

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