Tax for new 911 dispatch center to appear on April ballot

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | 9:56 p.m. CST; updated 10:57 a.m. CDT, Thursday, March 14, 2013

COLUMBIA — A three-eighths of a cent sales tax proposal will be added to the April 2 ballot to raise funds for emergency management services and the construction of a larger, up-to-date joint communications and dispatch facility, after a unanimous vote of the Boone County Commission Tuesday morning.