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L.A. County supervisors vote to put proposed tax for parks on ballot
L.A. County supervisors vote to put proposed tax for parks on ballot

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to place a new annual property tax on the November ballot to fund parks, recreation centers and other county facilities.  The $23-per-parcel tax on properties would generate about $54 million a year and would replace Proposition A, a voter-approved, 1992 assessment that is set to expire in June 2015, said Parks and Recreation Director Russ Guiney. Guiney said the county currently has approximately $134 million in unallocated funds for parks and other facilities. "In two years that money will pretty much all be gone," he said. The new tax would take effect in mid-2015 and provide additional revenue for 30...

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