City of Barstow Sales Tax Increase, Measure D (November 2008)
If Measure D had been approved, it would have increases the sales tax in the city by 3/4 of a cent.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.
The question on the ballot:
|MEASURE D: "To hire enough new police officers/firefighters/paramedics to fight gangs/crime; shut down meth/drug hotspots; meet minimum firefighter/paramedic staffing levels; and acquire police, fire and emergency safety equipment, shall the City of Barstow enact a ¾ cent transaction (sales) and use tax ordinance, requiring all funds generated be spent on Barstow’s fire, police and emergency protection/response with expenditures subject to annual independent audits and citizens’ oversight?"|
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