West Point voters will be asked to approve a change to the city’s economic development program (LB 840 program) when they head to the polls for November’s general election. West Point’s City Council approved the ballot question during a special meeting in August.

Neither the goals nor the duration of the economic development program will change under the proposal that voters will consider. Nor does the proposal include any plan to raise the city’s local sales tax rate, which is currently 1.5%.

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