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Quimby voters approve change

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

QUIMBY - The residents of Quimby went to the polls on March 3 from noon to 8 p.m. to vote to change the use of the 1 percent local sales and services tax in the City of Quimby. The unofficial results are 20 in favor of the change and 15 opposed to the change to the public measure, meaning that 57.14 percent of the total 35 voters voted for the change, which states that the revenues from the sales and services tax are to be allocated as follows: 0 percent for property tax relief, 75 percent for capital expenditures and repair, and 25 percent for Street, Water & Sewer improvements.

Prior to Tuesday's special election, the uses of the tax revenues from the sales and services tax were allocated for 0 percent for property tax relief and 100 percent for Street, Water & Sewer improvements.

The change of the 1 percent local sales and service tax shall be changed in the City of Quimby effective July 1, 2009 and after certification of the election from the Cherokee County Board of Supervisors.



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