Proposition Renewal FAQs
- Is this a new tax?
- If passed, will this ballot issue increase the sales tax for Joplin?
- What projects would be completed if the renewal of the sales tax passes?
- What projects were completed with the revenues from the 2011 Parks and Stormwater sales tax?
- Why are we voting on it now?
- Why do we need a renewal if the City has had funding in past years to make improvements to Parks and Stormwater?
- What is the current sales tax rate in Joplin?
- How are the sales taxes spent by the City?
- How much of the sales tax does the City of Joplin receive?
- How much money will be raised if this issue passes?
- Doesn’t the City have enough dollars to complete these projects without using a Parks and Stormwater tax?
- If voters approve this, how long will this renewal last?
- How did the City determine which projects to fund with this sales tax?
- How will the public know these funds are being spent on the stated projects?
- What is the Ballot Language for this sales tax renewal?