Santa Rosa County Commissioners will again seek a local-option sales tax (LOST) in November to fund the building of a new courthouse on a site that has yet to be determined. The LOST would come on the heels of a gas tax implemented Jan. 1 that brought the taxes paid on gas from 6 cents to 12 cents. The gas tax must be used for road maintenance and upkeep. The referendum language for the LOST must be complete by June 1 and then Sept. 2 for the November ballot.
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