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City appears against tax decrease

With new money pouring into city coffers thanks to successful litigation against the county, will McMinnville officials lower city taxes?
The city stands to gain an estimated $26 million over the next 25 years after a favorable local option sales tax agreement with the county.
However, some city officials are reluctant to embrace the idea of a tax decrease.
“The reason why I would be hesitant to recommend taking part of the sales tax recovery and decreasing city taxes comes back to the fact that if we reduce city taxes it won’t be too long before we will have ...


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