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Jefferson City sales tax issue up for vote Tuesday

Jefferson City sales tax issue up for vote Tuesday

Public safety projects would get bigger share of funds

July 31st, 2011 in News

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.

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 ....