North Bend Transportation District Sales Tax Implementation (November 2011)

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A North Bend Transportation District Sales Tax Implementation was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the North bend transportation district area which is in King County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,035 (60.24%)Approveda
  • NO 683 (39.76%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a sales tax set at a rate of .2 percent for a period of ten years in order to help pay for the indebtedness of the district.[2] Since it was approved, the total sales tax will increase to 8.8 percent and the additional money will go towards road repair and maintenance projects in the city as well as purchasing new equipment.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of North Bend Transportation Benefit District No. 1 has adopted Resolution No. 01-2011 concerning a proposition to finance transportation improvements. This proposition would authorize a sales and use tax at a rate of two-tenths of one percent (.2%) of the selling price in the case of a sales tax, or value of article used in the case of a use tax, for a period not exceeding 10 years, and dedicate that tax to repaying North Bend Transportation Benefit District No. 1 indebtedness incurred to finance street and related improvements specified in Resolution No. 01-2011. Should this proposition be approved?[4]

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