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Fargo City Attorney Erik Johnson talks about the proposed half-cent sales tax for flood control flanked by Fargo Deputy Mayor Tim Mahoney, left, and Mayor Dennis Walaker Wednesday at City Hall. (David Samson/The Forum)

Fargo sales tax vote for flood protection likely June 30

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FARGO - A vote on a sales tax initiative designed to pay for permanent flood control measures in Fargo will likely come in a June 30 special election, city officials announced Wednesday.


The proposal, introduced by Mayor Dennis Walaker and City Commissioner Tim Mahoney, calls for a half-cent sales tax that would start Jan. 1, 2010, and run for 20 years.

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