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New Marion County property tax aimed to fund public school costs

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The Marion County School Board will ask area residents to up the millage rate to pay for school related costs. The proposal would add a one mill tax which would be nearly one dollar for every one-thousand dollars of taxable property value. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with Marion County School Board Member Ron Crawford about the new school tax and what this could mean for Marion County taxpayers.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/FP-School-Tax1.mp3|titles=FP School Tax]

That was Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown speaking with Marion County School Board Member Ron Crawford.

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Cameron is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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