Voters to determine fate of new school
County approves offering Sales Tax increase to public for vote
May 21, 2020
Lewis County voters in the August 6, 2020 election will have the option to vote in favor of or against a .25 percent increase in sales tax, funds that will be allocated solely for the construction of a new school.
The Lewis County School Board approved the move that allowed Director of Schools Benny Pace to request the Board of Commissioners consider the Sales and Use Tax legislation.
Lewis County Commissioners did not vote to increase the Sales Tax, but approved the increase to be presented to voters in the next election.
If approved, both the City and the County are expected to appropriat...