Details for Beatrice Sample Ballot

SAMPLE BALLOT OFFICIAL BALLOT SPECIAL SALES AND USE TAX ELECTION CITY OF BEATRICE, NEBRASKA TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 “Shall the City Council of the City of Beatrice, Nebraska impose a one-half percent (0.50%) sales and use tax, in addition to the City’s one and one-half percent (1.50%) sales and use tax currently in effect, on the same transactions within the City on which the State of Nebraska is authorized to impose a sales and use tax, and shall the City increase its budgeted restricted funds for the 2019-20 fiscal year by $1,000,000 (12.3%) over the City’s current fiscal year’s restricted funds, all subject to the following terms and conditions: (A) All of the receipts from the additional sales and use tax referred to in this Proposition shall be used solely for the purposes of the Interlocal Agreement between the City and the Beatrice Rural Fire District, which purposes consist of financing, refinancing, acquiring, constructing, improving, equipping, furnishing, operating and maintaining a new fire station (the “Project”); and (B) The City may issue bonds, including refunding bonds, to finance and refinance the costs of the Project, may pledge the receipts from the additional sales and use tax referred to in this Proposition to pay the principal of, the premium on, and the interest on such bonds and refunding bonds, and may dedicate a portion of its property tax levy authority as provided in Section 77-3442, Reissue Revised Statutes of Nebraska, as amended, to meet debt service obligations under such bonds and refunding bonds; and (C) The City shall impose the additional sales and use tax referred to in this Proposition for not more than 10 years or until the final payment of any bonds, including refunding bonds, to which such sales and use tax is pledged, whichever is later?” FOR imposition of said sales and use tax and increase in restricted funds budget AGAINST imposition of said sales and use tax and increase in restricted funds budget Qualified electors voting in favor of the proposition shall blacken completely the oval opposite the words “FOR imposition of said sales and use tax and increase in restricted funds budget” following said proposition, and qualified electors voting against the proposition shall blacken completely the oval opposite the words “AGAINST imposition of said sales and use tax and increase in restricted funds budget” following said proposition. 4825-9786-6613.1 # 787753 • October 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018

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