City Council OKs tax-renewal vote, baseball lease

The Joplin City Council on Monday night approved a special election Aug. 5 to ask voters to renew the city’s three-eighths-cent capital projects sales tax. That tax, which has been used to pay for annual street paving as well as major street and bridge projects, was first passed by voters in 2004 and expires Jan. 1.

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