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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Ballots Sent to Sidney Homes


August 1, 2018

Don Ogle

By now, Sidney's registered voters have received a large, white envelope from the Cheyenne County Clerk's office containing a mail-in ballot. The question posed to voters is a small change to the city's current LB840 Economic Development Plan that will allow the city to seek funds for economic development other than that raised by a one-half percent sales tax already in place.

The LB840 fund, first approved by voters in 1997 and renewed in 2017, dedicates a portion of sales tax specifically to economic development.

Although the current plan is set to run through 2028, the city's economic de...

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