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NOTICE OF SALES AND USE TAX ELECTION TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA

  • Date: 03/24/2020  (all day)

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Public Notice

NOTICE OF SALES AND USE TAX ELECTION
TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS
OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the date chosen by the Secretary of State of the State of Georgia for the presidential preference primary pursuant to Georgia law, an election will be held in all of the precincts of the City of Atlanta (the "City"). At the election there will be submitted to the qualified voters of the City for their determination the question of whether a special one percent sales and use tax should be reimposed within the City, upon the termination of the special one percent sales and use tax presently in effect, for a maximum period of time of 16 calendar quarters, for the purposes of funding water and sewer projects and costs, at the aggregate maximum cost of Seven Hundred Fifty Million Dollars and Zero Cents ($750,000,000.00).

Voters desiring to vote for the reimposition of such sales and use tax shall do so by voting “YES” and voters desiring to vote against the reimposition of such sales and use tax shall do so by voting “NO,” as to the question propounded to-wit:

“Shall a special 1 percent sales and use tax be reimposed in the City of Atlanta for a period of time not to exceed 16 calendar quarters and for the raising of not more than Seven Hundred Fifty Million Dollars and Zero Cents ($750,000,000.00) for the purpose of funding water and sewer projects and costs?”

The several places for holding the election shall be in the regular and established precincts of the City, and the polls will be open from 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. on the date fixed for the election. Those qualified to vote at the election shall be determined in all respects in accordance and in conformity with the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America and of the State of Georgia.

This notice is given pursuant to joint action of the City Council of the City of Atlanta and the Municipal Election Superintendent of the City.