Fire district tax hike on ballot again

Korando, Russell
October 2012
St. Charles Journal;10/10/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 41, pA1
The article reports that Cottleville, Missouri voters, for the second time in 2012, will decide on a 27% property tax increase that the district reportedly needs to preserve its current level of emergency services, noting that the same proposition was rejected by 53.46% of voters on April 3.


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