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File #: RES40046    Version: 1 Name: RES - 0.1 percent art sales tax
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/14/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: A resolution transmitting a ballot measure to the Pierce County Auditor to be placed on the ballot for the General Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, which reads: CITY OF TACOMA PROPOSITION NO. 1 The Tacoma City Council passed Resolution No. 40046 concerning Tacoma Creates to support arts, culture, science, and heritage programs. As proposed, Tacoma Creates includes arts, culture, science and heritage programs for youth after school and during summer. Tacoma Creates also offers residents free and discounted access to cultural activities, programs for every neighborhood and age, and expanded services to diverse, underserved and low-income populations. Funding Tacoma Creates is a sales tax increase of one-tenth of one percent, expiring in seven years, beginning January 1, 2019. An average Tacoma household will pay $13 per year. Should this proposition be: Approved
Sponsors: Ryan Mello, Catherine Ushka, Conor McCarthy
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 40046, 2. City Council Action Memorandum
Related files: RES40132, ORD28626

Title

A resolution transmitting a ballot measure to the Pierce County Auditor to be placed on the ballot for the General Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, which reads:

 

CITY OF TACOMA

PROPOSITION NO. 1

 

The Tacoma City Council passed Resolution No. 40046 concerning

Tacoma Creates to support arts, culture, science, and heritage programs.

 

As proposed, Tacoma Creates includes arts, culture, science and heritage programs for youth after school and during summer. Tacoma Creates also offers residents free and discounted access to cultural activities, programs for every neighborhood and age, and expanded services to diverse, underserved and low-income populations. Funding Tacoma Creates is a sales tax increase of one-tenth of one percent, expiring in seven years, beginning

January 1, 2019. An average Tacoma household will pay $13 per year.

 

Should this proposition be:

 

Approved………… [  ]

Rejected…………… [  ]

 

[Council Members Mello and Ushka]