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Sheriff Scott Mascher

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Extending jail tax will go to voters

Existing quarter-cent used to operate jail will sunset in 2020

The quarter-cent sales tax that provides 48 percent of the operating revenue for the Yavapai County Jail District is set to expire in 2020. In its Oct. 4 meeting, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an extension of the existing tax on the March ballot for county residents to decide.