7 streets to be repaved

The city of Cassville has determined seven streets to be repaved this year, some of which were necessitated by a prior project. David Brock, Cassville public works director, said several street segments were disturbed by the sewer project, which led the city to substitute those segments in for residential streets that will be repaved next year.
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City requests renewal of capital improvement sales tax

The city of Cassville is proposing a renewal of its capital improvement sales tax on the April 2 Municipal Election ballot, aiming to use the funds for a multitude of projects in the future. The 1/2-cent tax was first passed in 2005, and all revenue had been used to pay the loan for the city’s wastewater treatment plant, funded by a 2002 bond for $2,935,000 that was paid in full in July 2023.
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Sales tax totals end year on down note

Sales tax revenue to Barry County cities and county government entities ended 2023 on a down note, with five of the seven cities receiving less than they did a year ago. The calendar-year totals showed more gains overall from the previous year, but a much more mixed picture than the last three years following the end of the 2020 COVCID-19 pandemic surge in local shopping.
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