Flagler County School Sales Tax Renewal (August 2012)

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A Flagler County School Sales Tax Renewal measure was on the August 14, 2012 ballot in Flagler County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 9,928 (63.65%)Approveda
  • NO 5,669 (36.35%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current county sales tax which is set at a rate of half a cent and helps pay for school expenditures in the county. If approved, the tax would be in place for a further ten years.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Flagler County School Board continue to levy a one-half cent sales surtax for a period of ten (10) years, beginning January 1, 2013, to fund the implementation, upgrading, retrofitting and equipping of all schools with technology; and to finance educational facilities, construction, reconstruction, remodeling and renovations, land acquisition and improvement for the Flagler County School District?[3][4]