Flood Protection: Fargo Takes Big Step Towards Funding Flood Protection

There was strong opposition in the rural reaches of Cass County but on the heels of city residents concerned with rising flood insurance costs, Fargo residents approved extending sales taxes well into the future. The measure required a 60% supermajority to pass, it got 66%, and it approved extending 1.5 cents of sales tax divided between the city and county until 2084.

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