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Poll: You you support a sales tax increase in Mecklenburg County?

Mecklenburg County commissioners are planning for a November referendum on a proposal that would raise the county’s sales tax by a quarter of a penny to pay for salary supplements for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees.

The tax increase could generate as much as $34 million and also would go to supplement salaries at Central Piedmont Community College and support the public library and the Arts & Science Council, board Vice Chairman Dumont Clarke said Tuesday.

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