Ashland City Food Tax Extension (November 2009)

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The Ashland City Food Tax Extension measure was on the November 3 ballot in Jackson County for the voters in the City of Ashland.

The measure sought to extend a 5 percent tax set on prepared foods until 2030. The money generated from the tax would go towards waste water debts and improvements and also towards parks in the area. The tax covers all food sold by a restaurant or any other food type store, alcohol is excluded.[1]

Election results

The measure was approved.[2]

Ashland City Food Tax Extension
Result Votes Percentage
Approveda Yes 4,130 58.8%
No 2,894 41.2%
Total votes 7,024 100.00%
Voter turnout 49.55%