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Harriman voters to decide sales tax question in November

A referendum asking Harriman voters if they want to increase the city’s Local Option Sales Tax from 9.5 to 9.75% will appear on the November ballot.

If Harriman voters were to approve a sales tax increase, it would increase from 9.75%, the maximum allowed by state law. Officials say that raising the city’s sales tax would generate an additional $400,000 a year in revenue, which would be used for infrastructure and road paving work.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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