Edwards voters pass sales tax

By scott miller

EDWARDS — Voters here Tuesday approved a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase for most of the businesses in the community. The sales tax is a way for Edwards to help pay for improvements to the state highways that make up the main thoroughfares in the community.Those roads — U.S. Highway 6 and the spur road that links Highway 6 and Interstate 70 — are controlled and maintained by the Colorado Department of Transportation. But that cash-strapped state agency requires local communities to provide matching funds for any new construction. That match needs to be at least 20 …

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