Woodland City Sale Tax Increase (November 2011)
This measure was approved in both counties.
- YES 20 (71.43%)
- NO 8 (28.57%)
- YES 639 (53.74%)
- NO 550 (46.26%)
This measure sought to increase the current sales tax by a rate of 1 percent for the duration of the proposed new police facility construction project in the city. The city portion of the sales tax will fund a new police and multi-purpose community center for residents in the city.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|The City Council of the City of Woodland adopted Ordinance No.1216 concerning a sales and use tax increase pursuant to RCW 82.14.450. If approved, this proposition would authorize the City to fix and impose an additional sales and use tax of 0.1%, split between the City (85%) and Cowlitz and Clark Counties (15%). City proceeds shall be used to construct and equip a new police facility with a multi-purpose community meeting room and to pay other criminal justice and fire protection costs. The tax will expire after the costs of the police facility are fully repaid.|