January 28, 2020 Mail Ballot Election (City of Merriam)

City of Merriam Mail Ballot Election – January 28, 2020

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall the City of Merriam, Kansas be authorized to levy a special purpose city retailers' sales tax in the amount of one-fourth of one percent (0.25%) and to use revenue from such tax to pay the cost of improving certain City streets, bridges and associated drainage, which improvements may include grading, curbs, gutters, pavement and other surfacing, driveway entrances and structures, drainage work incidental thereto, service connections from utility mains, conduits or pipes necessarily lying within curb lines, streetlights, street lighting systems, storm water drains, retaining walls and area walls on public ways or land abutting thereon, sidewalks, street trees and landscaping, stormwater drainage projects, and all related improvements ("Improvements") and all things necessary and related to such Improvements, and be authorized to pledge such sales tax for the payment of the principal and interest on general obligation bonds issued to pay the cost of such Improvements, provided that such retailers' sales tax shall expire ten (10) years from the date it is first collected (expiration date of December 31, 2030), all pursuant to K.S.A. 12-187 et seq. and other applicable state statutory provisions?

Important Dates

December 30 - Last day to automatically receive a ballot
January 7 - Last day to register
January 7 - Last day to apply for an advance ballot
January 8 - Mailing of ballots begins
January 24 - Last day to mail replacement ballots (replacements may be requested in person until noon on January 28th)
January 28 - Election Day - ballots due by 12 noon
February 3 - Final Canvass


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