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County Reconsiders Sales Tax Referendum for November

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Knox County SealVoters may have voted against a public safety sales tax that would operate and upgrade 911 services in Knox County.  The financial picture, however, has not changed. During last night’s Knox County Finance Committee meeting, members discussed the possibility of trying the tax again during November’s General Election.

Library Board Creates New Fund for Library Construction

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Galesburg Public LibraryThe Galesburg Library Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday in a effort to create a new revenue fund and transfer money into that fund.

At this time the state of Illinois does not have any money set aside for library construction grants, but the Library Board of Trustees is still working to make sure when money becomes available they’ll be ready.