Jefferson City voters approved a quarter of one percent sales tax to improve public safety with 69.84 percent of the vote.. The overall turnout was 14.03 percent.
Jefferson City’s sales tax is now 7.7275%.
the sales tax will generate around $2.8 million per year.
The money will help both public safety aspects, police and fire. increase salaries regarding recruitment and retention, as well as the need for body cameras for officers.
The unofficial results for Columbia’s renewable park sales tax show 7,202 yes votes and 1,760 no votes. Columbia’s renewable park sales tax will remain for the next 10 years.
There were two public safety items before voters in Camden County. Both items were voted down.