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Cape Girardeau City Sewage Plant Sales Tax Extension (April 2010)

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A Cape Girardeau City Sewage Plant Sales Tax Extension measure was on the April 5, 2011 ballot in the city of Cape Girardeau which is in Cape Girardeau County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 6,050 (79.99%)Approveda
  • NO 1,513 (20.01%)[1]

This measure sought to extend the current sales tax rate which goes towards capital improvement projects in the city and will help pay for financing the new sewage waste water treatment plant the city needs to build.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, extend the imposition of the City's existing sales tax of one-quarter of one percent (1/4 of 1%) for the purpose of funding capital improvements and the operation and maintenance of such improvements, including but not limited to constructing a new wastewater treatment plant and other improvements to the City's sewerage system necessary for compliance with the requirements of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the retirement of authorized bonded indebtedness for such purposes, such sales tax to terminate automatically on December 31, 2037?[3][4]

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