sales tax http://northernpublicradio.org en Sterling Board Approves Sales Tax Resolution http://northernpublicradio.org/post/sterling-board-approves-sales-tax-resolution <p>The Sterling School Board is backing a county sales tax resolution. The vote come in <a href="http://www.sterlingpublicschools.org/board/minutes/a070214.pdf" target="_blank">Tuesday night's meeting.</a>&nbsp;Sauk Valley Media reports that gives Whiteside County districts<a href="http://www.saukvalley.com/2014/07/02/sterling-board-oks-resolution/aribhuo/" target="_blank"> enough support t</a>o put a referendum on the November ballot.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If approved,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the sales tax would increase to 7.75 percent.</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:09:48 +0000 WNIJ 50055 at http://northernpublicradio.org Tax question awaits Boone County voters http://northernpublicradio.org/post/tax-question-awaits-boone-county-voters <p>Boone County <a href="http://www.wifr.com/home/headlines/District_100_Passes_1_Sales_Tax_Referendum_162680256.html" target="_blank">voters will decide </a>this fall on a proposed 1% sales tax increase. The Belvidere school board has approved placing the referendum on the ballot. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:52:31 +0000 Jenna Dooley 15129 at http://northernpublicradio.org Tax question awaits Boone County voters