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Lake Saint Louis Sales Tax Implementation (April 2012)

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A Lake Saint Louis Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the city of Lake Saint Louis which is in St. Charles County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 821 (48.52%)
  • NO 871 (51.48%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a sales tax set at a rate of two-tenths of one percent for a period of four years in order to help pay for storm water controls and park maintenance costs in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of Lake Saint Louis impose a sales tax in the amount of two-tenths of one percent on all taxable retail sales to provide funding for public local stormwater control and local parks, said sales tax shall have a Sunset Clause for the sales tax to automatically expire four (4) years after this tax is implemented?[3]


  1. St. Charles County Clerk, Current Election Results
  2. St. Charles County Elections, April Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.