New Haven City Sales Tax Implementation (April 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 146 (72.28%)Approveda
  • NO 56 (27.72%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a sales tax set at a rate of .0025% in order to help pay for park maintenance costs in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of New Haven impose a sales tax of one-quarter of one percent (.0025%) for the purpose of providing funding for local parks for the City of New Haven AND reduce the property tax levied for public parks from Twenty-Three cents ($.2300) per one hundred dollars assessed valuation to Eighteen Cents ($.1800) per one hundred dollars assessed valuation?[3]

References

  1. Franklin County Elections, April Election Results
  2. Franklin County Clerk, April Election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.