Jefferson City sales tax issue up for vote Tuesday

Public safety projects would get bigger share of funds

Voters are being asked to decide only one issue on Tuesday: whether to extend Jefferson City’s half-cent capital improvement sales tax.

Sales Tax F, the sixth installment in the city sales tax since 1987, is estimated to bring about $26 million to the city’s capital improvements budget, said Nathan Nickolaus, interim city administrator and city counselor.

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If approved, the sales tax would begin April 1, 2012, and would last five years.

Nickolaus said the money brought in through the sales tax would fund ....


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