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By Kara Davidson
Gazette Reporter 

Commissioners discuss .09


February 21, 2019

Whitman County Commissioners have decided to hold a workshop to address what criteria they plan to prioritize to which ‘larger economically significant projects’ they might award the .09 funds which derive from sales and use tax revenue.

The funds had been set aside for the Hawkins property, which had been a projected site for a shopping mall, but was sold in August, ending those plans.

“Since Hawkins went away, I get a lot of people chatting about that .09,” said Commissioner Michael Largent. “Do we have enough guidance overall in the new post-Hawkins era?”

Largent opened the...

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