Gillett City Sales Tax Increase (December 2009)

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There was a Gillett City Sales Tax Increase proposition on the December 8 ballot in Arkansas County for voters in the city of Gillett.

This sales tax was approved

  • YES 63 Approveda
  • NO 28

Approximately 22 percent of city voters turned out to vote on this issue.[1]

This proposition sought to increase the city's sales tax by one percent, adding the addition revenue to the sewer and street funds. The Mayor stated that the city sewer system is in desperate need of extra money and the streets need further repairs. The tax passing means the city will have a sales tax of 10 percent.[2]