Final vote on Portland Street Fund tentatively planned for Dec. 17


A proposed tax that aims to improve infrastructure will be decided later this month.

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A proposed tax that aims to improve infrastructure will be decided later this month.

As expected, Commissioner Steve Novick and Mayor Charlie Hales introduced several amendments Wednesday to their proposal to find more revenue for street projects.

But changes to the plan aren’t limited to adding a sunset provision to make sure the plan would have to get new City Council approval in 2021, or a promise that the city won’t spend less than its current paving budget ($11.3 million) on roads in future years.

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