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Galena City Sales Tax Implementation (April 2012)

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A Galena City Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the city of Galena which is in Stone County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 43 (61.43%)Approveda
  • NO 27 (38.57%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a transportation sales tax which would be set at a rate of .5 percent for a period of ten years in order to pay for street construction, repair and maintenance costs in the city.[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 there be a city transportation sales tax of one-half of one percent in the City of Galena for a period of TEN YEARS, with funds from said tax to be EXCLUSIVELY for the financing of construction, maintenance and operation of city STREETS within the city limits of Galena, Missouri.

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