New sales tax fails in Scott

Posted at 11:21 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 00:21:47-05

A proposed sales tax in Scott has failed.

Voters were asked to approve a 1-cent sales tax to be collected in the city and used to pay for police and fire services. A similar measure for fire and police failed in March 2019. You can read more on that here.

The tax failed by a vote of 51%. 3,732 total residents voted.

YES - 49% (1,833)
NO - 51% (1,899)

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