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S.F. No. 330 - Clay County local option sales tax authorization
Author: Senator Kent Eken
Prepared By: Nora Pollock, Senate Counsel (651/297-8066)
Date: March 15, 2017


This bill authorizes Clay County to impose up to a one-half percent sales tax to finance capital and administrative costs of constructing and equipping a new correctional facility, law enforcement center, and related parking facility. The voters approved the tax at the November 2016 general election. Allows the city to bond for up to $52 million for the projects without additional approval. The tax expires at the earlier of 20 years after the date of initial imposition or when the city council determines that $52 million, plus associated bond costs, has been received from the tax revenues.

Effective the day after the city files its approval with the Secretary of State.

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