Waitsburg City Sales Tax Implementation (April 2012)

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A Waitsburg City Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the April 17, 2012 ballot in the city of Waitsburg which is in Walla Walla County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 232 (75.08%)Approveda
  • NO 77 (24.92%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a transportation sales tax at a rate of .001 percent for a period of ten years in order to help pay for transportation improvement costs in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The City of Waitsburg Transportation Benefit District Board adopted Resolution 2012-593 concerning a sales and use tax to fund transportation improvements. This proposition would authorize a sales and use tax of one-tenth of one percent (0.001) to be collected from all taxable retail sales and uses within the district in accordance with RCW 82.14.0455 for a term of ten (10) years for the purpose of paying the costs of transportation improvements identified in section 2 of the resolution. Should this proposition be approved?[3]


  1. Walla Walla County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Walla Walla County Elections, Online Voter's Guide (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.