SPOT tax set for general ballot
Entities agree on amount and voting date
March 12, 2020
The Specific Purpose Sales and Use Tax (SPOT) is set to appear on the general ballot this year. Voters will be asked to pass a total of $7.5 million to be shared equally among the four municipalities and the county itself.
Representatives from each entity came together again last week to discuss the details of putting SPOT back up for a vote, having already decided unanimously that the revenue from the tax is critical for maintaining infrastructure.
It was decided that the tax should appear on the general ballot, rather than the primary, as it has always been voted on at the general elect...