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Del Norte Supervisors approve new tax to help save county fair

CRESCENT CITY- To help save the Del Norte County Fair, the Board of Supervisors approved a 0.25-cent sales tax at Tuesdays meeting. 
 
After the state ended funding for fairs, the Del Norte Fair Board said they would lose $180,000 in funds. But before the tax ordinance is enacted, the voters in the November general election must approve the tax.
 
This is a special tax, meaning the revenues generated will only be used to support the Del Norte County Fair. According to the staff report, the tax is set to expire 7-years from its implementation.