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City of Janesville Public Sales Tax Measure F(November 2009)

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There was a City of Janesvilles Public Sales Tax Measure F on the November 3 ballot in Janesville, for residents in Black Hawk County. Janesville is also partially located in Bremer County.

The measure was approved.[1]

  • Yes: 9 (90%)Approveda
  • No: 1 (10%)

This measure applied to those residents on the Black Hawk side of the city and sought to implement a sales tax of 1 percent starting at the beginning of 2011 and lasting three years.[2]

The question on the ballot read:

Summary: To authorize imposition of a local sales and services tax in the city of Janesville, (that part which lies in Black Hawk County), at the rate of one percent (1%) to be effective from January 1, 2011 until December 31, 2013.

A local sales and services tax shall be imposed in the city of Janesville, (that part which lies in Black Hawk County), at the rate of one percent (1%) to be effective from January 1, 2011 until December 31, 2013.
Revenues from the sales and services tax shall be allocated as follows: Zero percent (0%) for property tax relief. The specific purposes for which the revenues shall otherwise be expended are:

One hundred percent (100%) of said local option sales and service tax for any lawful purpose in accordance with Chapter 423B of the Iowa Code, including, but not limited to: property tax relief, capital equipment purchases and capital improvement and maintenance projects.
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