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Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District Trash Tax Ruled Illegal

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A temporary property tax collected in the six-county Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District has been declared illegal in five counties. So far, more than $2.3 million has been collected to pay back bondholders who invested over $12 million in a failed Baxter County landfill purchased by the waste district in 2005.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news director and host of Ozarks at Large.
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