On April 4, residents will consider the opportunity to vote on two propositions – Proposition P for public safety sales tax and Proposition U for a use tax. By modernizing our city’s revenue streams, we can provide improved amenities like expanded police presence and quality infrastructure.
Learn more about these ballot initiatives at https://proparkville.com/.
The ordinance asks voters to consider imposing a local use tax on out-of-state purchases, at a rate equal to the rate of local sales tax in effect in Parkville, 2%. Funds generated would be dedicated to infrastructure and capital improvements throughout the city such as the next phase of improvements to Highway 9.
This ordinance asks voters to consider imposing a citywide ½ percent public safety sales tax to be placed on all retail sales made in the City of Parkville. Funds generated would be dedicated to the use of public-safety related purposes, including police equipment, competitive salaries and benefits and facilities.
Contact the City Clerk to schedule a presentation from the City to learn more and to answer your questions.
PROPOSITION U: USE TAX
PROPOSITION P: PUBLIC SAFETY SALES TAX