POTEAU—At their weekly business meeting on Monday, the LeFlore County commissioners authorized a special election for Aug. 28 for approval of a special half cent sales tax for operating, maintaining, constructing, equipping and improving Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center.
The tax will also include making payments on debt service on obligations used to pay the debt service on obligations for said purposes. The sales tax cannot be used to employ or contract with personnel or for payment of payroll expenses.
If approved, the sales tax would become effective on Jan. 1, 2015 with no termination date on the tax.
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