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Commission putting GRT increase back in ordinance; public hearing set

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By BRIENNE GREEN
Daily Press Editor
It was déjà vu all over again at Tuesday’s meeting of the Eddy County Commission.
Following months of debate over a proposed three-eighths of 1 percent Hold Harmless Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) increase, the commission voted 3-2 June 25 on an amended ordinance that passed a one-eighth increase to benefit the General Fund with plans to put the remaining two-eighths increase to public vote. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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