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Sheriff praises sales tax concept

The Josephine County Board of Commissioners embarked on a whopper of a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 3, which featured several public hearings on controversial matters facing the county.A sizable crowd was drawn, and many individuals took the chance to comment on the potential institution of new taxes to provide long-term sheriff’s department funding.“We have statutory requirements and timelines to adhere to,” said Board Chair Herman Baertschiger. “We have several public hearings . . .

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