City of Janesville Public Sales Tax Measure F(November 2009)
The measure was approved.
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.
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.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.
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:
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