On Nov. 7, 2017, an election will be held in Dallas County to vote on the question of imposition of a local sales and service tax (LOSST) at the rate of 1%. This election will be held in conjunction with the Regular City Election. All eligible electors of Dallas County will vote (rural & city). The proposal to be voted upon at the election will include the following information:


Type of tax: 1% Local Sales and Service Tax


The following information will appear on the ballots for the jurisdictions listed:


In the unincorporated portion of Dallas County revenue is to be used: 55 percent for property tax relief in the unincorporated area of Dallas County. The specific purpose for which the revenues shall otherwise be expended is 45 percent for capital projects, buildings, and improvements thereof, equipment, roads, bridges, parks, trails, conservation, economic development, and other lawful purposes to be effective on July 1, 2018.


In the City of Bouton, revenue is to be used: zero percent of such revenues to be allocated for property tax relief. The specific purpose fro which the revenue shall otherwise be expended is 100% for capital improvements and/or expenditures to b effective Jan. 1, 2021.


In the City of Dawson, revenue is to be used: 50 percent tax relief. The specific purposes for which the revenues to be allocated are 25 percent for streets and capital expenditures, community development expenditures, 25 percent public health and public safety to be effective on July 1, 2018.


In the City of Granger, revenue is to be used: 25 percent of such revenues for property tax relief. The specific propose for which the revenues shall otherwise be expended is 75 percent of such revenues for additional local property tax relief and utility services through city expenditures for the construction of capital improvements, and the construction of maintenance of streets sidewalks, water and sewer facilities, infrastructure, and parks and other recreational facilities in the City of Granger. This will be effective on July 1, 2018.


In the City of Minburn, revenue is to be used: zero percent allocated for property tax relief. The specific purposes for which the revenues shall otherwise be expended are 50 percent general debt reduction including Depot Project, 40 percent for capital improvements, expenditures and/or roads, 10 percent for parks, recreation and/or community beautification to be effective on July 1, 2018.


In the City of Perry, revenue is to be used: zero percent for property tax relief. The specific purposes for which the revenues shall otherwise be expended are 80 percent for streets and capital expenditures and community development expenditures and 20 percent for building and property maintenance to be effective on Jan. 1, 2020.


In the City of Woodward, revenue is to be used: zero percent of such revenues to be allocated for property tax relief. The specific purposes for which the revenues shall otherwise be expended are 45 percent for general debt reduction including debt related to sewer lagoon upgrades and improvements, 45 percent for capital improvements and/or expenditures, 10 percent for parks and recreation and community improvements/beautification to be effective on July 1, 2018.