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Central Missouri Development Council endorses Proposition 1

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 | 7:20 p.m. CDT; updated 10:30 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 28, 2010

Count the Central Missouri Development Council as a group that would like to see Proposition 1 pass. 

The council recently voted to endorse the proposition, which would extend the city of Columbia's parks sales tax.  If approved, the one-eighth cent sales tax would continue for the next five years and raise an estimated $12 million for new land acquisitions, improvements and repairs, according to a press release from the council.

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Council Executive Director Don Stamper said the council endorsed the tax extension because it believes parks are a very important part of Columbia's economy, as well as a good way to attract visitors to town. 

"It enhances our ability to be competitive and maintain our quality of life," he said. 

Proposition 1 will be one of several ballot proposals before voters on Tuesday. 


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