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Sigo, Shelly
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/7/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31920, p1
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Reports that Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin and City Council members plan to announce meetings for voters to get information on a referendum asking for a sales tax hike to help pay for billions of dollars in sewer repairs in Georgia. Impact of sales tax on ratepayers; Amount that the city is expected to issue in water and wastewater revenue bonds; Use of sales tax revenue to operations and maintenance and some capital projects.


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