On the April 4 municipal election ballot, residents will be asked to vote on a multitude of tax questions and propositions.
In addition to numerous contested races for city councils and school boards, voters across the county will also be asked to consider some questions. The Star-Journal is listing all ballot questions that were filed with the Johnson County Clerk’s Office for the 2023 municipal election, but only voters within each particular voting district will see the question on their ballot.
County Marijuana Sales Tax: Shall Johnson County, Missouri impose a countywide sales tax of three percent (3%) on all tangible personal property retail sales of adult use marijuana sold in Johnson County, Missouri?
City Sales Tax for Marijuana: Shall the City of Warrensburg, Missouri, impose a sales tax of three percent (3%) on all tangible personal property retail sales of adult use marijuana sold in the City of Warrensburg, Missouri?
City Sales Tax for Public Safety, Capital Improvements and General Purposes: Shall the City Council of the City of Warrensburg, Missouri be authorized to increase its general sales tax by one percent for the purpose of providing funds for the City, with one-half (1/2) of such taxes collected to be used for public safety in the City and one-half (1/2) of such taxes collected to be used for general purposes of the City including but not limited to additional staffing, increased compensation and benefits for employees, and infrastructure and capital improvements for the City?
Shall the City of Holden, Missouri, impose a sales tax of three percent (3%) on all retail sales of adult use marijuana sold in the City of Holden, Missouri?
Proposition A: Shall the City of Knob Noster, Missouri impose a city sales tax of Three Percent (3%) on the sales of adult use marijuana sold at retail?
Proposition Kingsville School: Shall the Board of Education of the Kingsville R-I School District, Missouri, without an estimated increase in the current debt service property tax levy, borrow money in the amount of Two Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,200,000) for the purpose of providing funds to repair and replace roofs; to complete foundation and masonry repairs; to complete renovations on District-wide facilities; to construct, equip, and furnish new safety and security systems for the school facility; to the extent funds are available, complete other repairs and improvements to the existing facilities of the District; and issue general obligation bonds for the payment thereof.
If this proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service levy of the school district is estimated to not increase and remain at $0.7476 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation of real and personal property.
Shall Public Water Supply District No. 3 of Johnson County, Missouri, issue its sewerage system revenue bonds in the amount of $5,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, extending, improving and equipping common sewer treatment facilities to serve properties within the District, the cost of operation and maintenance of said sewerage system and the principal of and interest on said revenue bonds to be payable solely from the revenues derived by the District from the operation of its sewerage system, including all future improvements and extensions thereto?
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