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HHI requests extension on tax district

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

The town of Hilton HeadIsland is asking for a 10-year extension on their tax district, which is set toexpire in December.

The town is hoping touse the money from the extension to help build University of South Carolina Beauforthospitality campus and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on Office Park Road.

Town officials say thecurrent tax district generated about $50 million for the town - and if theirother partners in the Beaufort County and Hilton Head Public Service Districtapprove their extension - it will generate another $50 million for the town.

Thedistrict was first created in 1999 and the town manager has helped the townbuild up the Coligny Beach area and parks.  

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