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Cortland Town Sales Tax Implementation (April 2011)

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A Cortland Town Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the April 5, 2011 ballot in the town of Cortland which is in DeKalb County.

This measure was approved in DeKalb County

  • YES 145 (52.54%)Approveda
  • NO 131 (47.46%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a town sales tax set at a rate of 1 percent in order to help pay for town operational costs and infrastructure projects.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the corporate authorities of the municipality be authorized to levy a tax at a rate of 1% for expenditures on municipal operations, expenditures on public infrastructure, or property tax relief?