Skagit 911 is preparing to ask voters to approve a sales tax increase in the November election.

The proposed 0.1% sales tax increase would generate an estimated $3.9 million for the county’s emergency dispatch center, which Skagit 911 leadership says will fund technology upgrades, improved radio coverage and possibly a new facility.

— Reporter Brandon Stone:, 360-416-2112, Twitter: @Brandon_SVH

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