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Sales Tax Vote March 21

The Casselton city residents will be voting on March 21, 2017 in the city auditorium at 702 1st Street North 7:00 am – 8:00 pm to decide whether to increase the city sales tax by 1% and dedicate those funds to the construction of a Wellness Center. An absentee ballot can be received from the Cass County Auditor as shown below. The proposed ordinance and the ballot question were created shortly after the council decided to give the public the option to help with funding the school expansion with sales tax funds which is why they use the words Community Center. After the wording went to the county for the vote it was discovered that the only way sales tax funds could be used to assist in funding the project was to dedicate the sales tax revenues to the construction of a building owned by the Park District (the Wellness Center).

The official wording of the ordinance, ballot, agreement between the city and park district and agreements between the park district and the school district can be read here. A public information meeting will also be held in the Media Center at Central Cass School on Thursday, March 16th at 7:00pm.

Sales Tax Ordinance
Official Ballot Language

All agreements posted here are proposed drafts only and have not yet been approved by the Casselton Park District, Central Cass School Board, or Casselton City Council.
JPA between City and Parks
Ground Lease (formerly JPA School and Parks)
Design and Construction Agreement (formerly Construction Agreement School and Parks)
Use Agreement (formerly Lease Agreement School and Parks)

City Sales Tax Information Flyer

March 20, 2017
Absentee voting can only be done at the Cass County Auditor’s office where you can fill out an application and receive a ballot to vote absentee immediately. If you have already received a ballot, be sure to have it postmarked today for it to count.

Cass County Auditor
211 9th St S
Fargo, ND 58103

For assistance call the Cass County Auditor at