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Council OKs steps to retire Willmar, Minn., local sales tax


WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council is beginning the process of terminating and repealing the city's half-percent local option sales tax.

The council voted Monday night to notify the Minnesota Department of Revenue that the seven-year tax will be terminated on Dec. 31.

Further, the council voted to set a public hearing Oct. 1 to consider an ordinance that would repeal the ordinance the council previously passed to enact the sales tax.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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