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New SSMID effort slowed

Organizers await more petitions

January 8, 2013

Some owners of businesses along the Fifth Avenue South corridor have decided to wait a little longer before asking the Fort Dodge City Council to create a new Self-Supported Municipal Improvement......

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Jan-08-13 3:06 AM

Does this even need to be a mandate? Why can't the less than 30% interested businesses start their own group and contribute the amounts to an established checking account in their name? Instead of going the SSMID route, forcing businesses to contribute, they should create such an admirable program that they want to voluntarily join...

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Jan-08-13 3:22 PM

Spoken like a true conservative, ftdodger!

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Jan-08-13 9:45 PM

I would like to know where the petitions are that are NOT for the new tax. I have a business just off 5th Ave S and don't believe for a minute that the extra tax that I pay will be spent on the street in front of my property.It will just force me to charge my customers more to pay for the increase in tax that will not benefit them in the service I provide.

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