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Half cent Lee County school tax increase to be on November ballot

Posted at 9:07 AM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 09:07:57-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Lee County School Board has voted to put a proposed tax increase on the ballot later this year.

A 5-1 vote by the school board Monday morning is sending the measure on the November ballot, instead of a potential special election in May.

If voters approve, the sales tax would be raised one half cent to six and a half percent.

Fox 4 will have more on this story tonight on Fox 4 News at 6.