Fargo and Cass County Commissions have both, unanimously, approved resolutions placing sales tax extensions before voters this November. On Nov. 8, voters will be asked whether to extend existing flood-protection-related sales taxes. The sales tax rates would not change, only the year in which they expire would be altered. The flood protection dedicated sales taxes would provide a long-term funding source to for the construction of permanent flood protection for the area, including the FM Area Diversion Project. The sales taxes could not be used on anything other than flood protection efforts; after which the taxes would cease collections.  

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