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Sterling, Kansas • Monday, October 15, 2018

Sterling Public Notices - October 11, 2018

NOTICE OF SPECIAL

QUESTION ELECTION

TO ALL THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF STERLING, KANSAS:

Notice is hereby given by the Governing Body of the City of Sterling and the County Election Officer of Rice County, Kansas, that there will be a special question election in the City of Sterling on the 6th day of November, 2018, for the purpose of voting on the question of levying a city retailers’ special sales tax in the amount of one percent (1%) on retail sales consummated within the City of Sterling, Kansas, for the special purposes to improve and maintain the public streets, in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 12-187 et seq., and amendments thereto.  If approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon, such tax will take effect on the 1st day of October, 2019, and shall expire ten (10) years from the date the tax is first collected, and shall be collected by the Kansas Department of Revenue, and the revenue therefrom returned to the City of Sterling.

Notice is further given that the polls will be opened for voting between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on said date at the following place:  Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 137 North Broadway, Sterling, Kansas.

The proposition shall appear on the ballot as follows:

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall a retailers’ special sales tax in the amount of one percent (1%) be levied in the City of Sterling, Kansas, for the special purposes to improve and maintain public streets, to take effect October 1, 2019 and expire ten (10) years from the date the tax is first collected?

Yes     O

No      O

To vote in favor of any question submitted upon this ballot, darken the oval to the right of the word “Yes”;  to vote against it, darken the oval to the right of the word “No”.

Dated this 10th day of October, 2018.

Alicia Showalter

County Election Officer  

(Published in the Sterling Kansas Bulletin, Sterling, Rice County, Kansas, on October 11, 2018 and October 18, 2018). 7.75

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