St Joseph Post

Buchanan County voters approve capital improvement tax extension

Published 2019-11-06T14:09:00.000Z

Buchanan County voters Tuesday approved the renewal of the quarter-cent capital improvement sales tax with 71% voting yes.


The sales tax includes an 8-year sunset clause.


According to Presiding Commissioner Lee Sawyer the $3.5 million generated annually by the tax helps with capital improvement projects as well as economic development.


According to the Buchanan County Clerk, voter turnout was 9.3%