Snohomish City Transportation District Sales Tax Increase (August 2011)

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A Snohomish City Transportation District Sales Tax Increase measure was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in the city of Snohomish, which is in Snohomish County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 671 (57.4%)Approveda
  • NO498 (42.6%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current sales tax in the transportation district area by a rate of .2 percent for a period of ten years in order to help pay for resurfacing streets, preserving pavement and making repairs on signals in areas.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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The Board of the City of Snohomish Transportation Benefit District adopted Resolution 2 concerning a sales and use tax to fund transportation improvements. This proposition would authorize a sales and use tax of two-tenths of one percent (0.2%) to be collected within the District in accordance with RCW 82.14.0455 for ten years. Such revenues would be used for the purpose of resurfacing and preserving pavement on City streets and bicycle lanes, signal repairs and financing improvements to intersections at 15th Street/Avenue D and at 30th Street/State Route 9.

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