Below are the results of the City of Burwell’s election propositions relative to economic development, and the city sales tax change to help fund city improvements.
Proposition 1 — for Economic Development Program Renewal — Yes 67% (approved).
Proposition 2 — for 1.5% Local Option Sales Tax for Economic Development and City Infrastructure Improvements (L Street) — Yes 59% (approved).
The sales tax rate change (one-half of one percent increase) will take place beginning in January 2015. Information regarding implementation details will be provided to Burwell retail businesses soon. Additional results for all of the election ballot items is available at the following web address (copy/paste into browser): http://election.mips.me/election_files/Garfield/2014_General_unofficial_results.htm