Volusia County Votes, "No" To Proposed Half-Cent Sales Tax
Updated: May 23, 2019
Daytona Beach scheduled seven locations in the city to discuss a purposed half cent sales tax increase as part of a way to raise money to improvement communities in Volusia County. Daytona Beach would receive an estimated 3.7 million dollars over a period of twenty years. Daytona Beach, to improve roads, sidewalks, and money to update the outdated water retention system in the black community for the next 20 years. The first meeting in Daytona would be the Dickerson Center. Daytona Beach City Manager Jim Chisholm, addressed with the residence from the community about the tax. As Jim Chisholm addressed the residence watch a slide show of the areas that would benefit with positive change by the voting for the Half Cent Tax.
The project would consist of three phases of improvement for the drainage run off in flood zones areas in the city. Phase one of the project will cost 15 Million. Phase two of the project will cost 16 Million. Phase three of the project will cost 13 Million. If the residents of Volusia County would have voted for the Half Cent Sales Tax.
Daytona Beach would have received an estimated $ 74.3 million dollars for the next 20 Years.
Daytona Beach would have received an estimated $ 46.4 million dollars for the improvement of local streets in neighborhoods.
Daytona Beach would have received an estimated $ 12.9 million dollars to create new sidewalks.
Daytona Beach would have received an estimated $ 15 million dollars to improve flood prone areas.
The Half Cent Sales Tax Won’t Apply To All Purchases
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