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Posted on: October 5, 2018

City Council Votes to Support Proposition 1

At its regular meeting on October 1, 2018, the Anacortes City Council adopted Resolution 2023 supporting Anacortes Proposition Number 1 on the November 6, 2018 Skagit County General Election ballot. Council took this action at an advertised open public meeting after providing equal time for both opponents and proponents of Proposition 1 to express their views. 


The full text of the ballot measure is, "THE ANACORTES CITY COUNCIL ADOPTED RESOLUTION 2017 CONCERNING A SALES AND USE TAX, INTENDED TO REPLACE THE CURRENT TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT VEHICLE LICENSE FEE, TO FUND TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS IN THE DISTRICT. THE PROPOSITION AUTHORIZES A SALES AND USE TAX OF TWO-TENTHS OF ONE PERCENT ON TAXABLE RETAIL SALES WITHIN THE DISTRICT PER RCW 82.14.0455 FOR TEN YEARS. REVENUES WOULD FUND STREET PROJECTS AND IMPROVEMENTS IDENTIFIED IN THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN AND/OR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TRANSPORTATION ELEMENT."


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