S-B-P Vote

By: KCTN News
May 2nd, 2018

Voters in Strawberry Point authorized a change in the use statement for the City's one-percent sales and service tax.  It was approved with 156-yes votes and 76-no, 67-percent support. 

To authorize a change in the use of the one percent (1%) local sales and
services tax in the City of Strawberry Point effective October 1, 2018.
The use of the one percent (1%) local sales and services tax shall be changed in the City of Strawberry Point
effective October 1, 2018.
PROPOSED USES OF THE TAX:
If the change is approved, revenues from the sales and services tax are to be allocated as follows:
0% for property tax relief
33 1/3% for fire protection services including facilities and equipment
33 1/3% for emergency medical services including facilities and equipment
33 1/3% for repairs, maintenance and improvements to streets, sewers, and/or water system or general
obligation debt or any other lawful purpose of the City of Strawberry Point, Iowa
CURRENT USES OF THE TAX:
Revenues from the sales and services tax are currently allocated as follows:
0% for property tax relief
33 1/3% for economic development / tourism office of the Strawberry Point Economic Development Fund Inc.,
including, but not limited to, salary and benefits
66 2/3% for repairs, maintenance and/or improvements to streets, sewer system, and/or water system, and/or
general obligation debt
Special Election - Unofficial Results                         
Clayton County, IA - May 1, 2018
Election results become official after the canvass of votes.



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