April 20, 2011

Could the 15 dollar

car tab tax return to Douglas County? Commissioner Ken Stanton says its possible given Federal and State Budget

constraints . . The County voluntarily removed its local option car license fee following the statewide vote on

Tim Eyman’s 30-dollar cartab tax initiative several years ago. Commissioners are now apparently ready to

revisit that as a way to fund local road maintenance. . .Stanton says it could be used to leverage for State and

Federal road funding . . This week Commissioners met with one of U-S Senator Maria Cantwell’s aides to

discuss transportation issues. Among them is the Chief Joseph Dam Bridge which is in serious need of repair . .

The Chief Joseph Dam Bridge project costs have been estimated at about 2 and a half million



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