November 8 Sales Tax Extension Election '22

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On November 8, 2022, Moore voters will consider extending the existing ½ cent sales tax. If approved, the revenue would be used for the following: 70% Residential Street and Residential Collector Street Repair, 20% Public Safety Machinery and/or Equipment and 10% Public Safety Operations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Will this raise the City sales tax?
A:  No. If approved, the City sales tax would remain at 3.875%.

Q:  What are the dates this extension will run, if approved?
A:  The timeline for the extension would begin April 1, 2023 and expire March 31, 2027.

Q:  What has been accomplished with the current 1/2 cent sales tax?
A:  During the current four-year cycle we have been able to purchase 21 police vehicles, one fire engine and other equipment used daily by our police and fire departments.  We have also spent over $14M on residential streets.

Official Ballot Language

"SHALL ORDINANCE NO. 1015(22) OF THE CITY OF MOORE, OKLAHOMA BE APPROVED, WHICH RENEWS THE LEVY AND  COLLECTION OF AN EXISTING EXCISE (SALES) TAX OF ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT (0.500/o) AUTHORIZED  BY ORDINANCE  NO. 888(18) DATED  AUGUST 6, 2018, WHICH IS SET TO EXPIRE MARCH 31, 2023 [TOTAL MUNICIPAL SALES TAX  WILL  REMAIN  AT  THREE  AND  SEVEN-EIGHTHS  PERCENT (3.875%)), UPON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OR GROSS RECEIPTS DERIVED FROM ALL SALES TO ANY PERSON TAXABLE UNDER THE OKLAHOMA SALES TAX  CODE;  PROVIDING  THAT  THE  EXTENSION  OF  THE EXISTING ONE-HALF OF ONE PERCENT (0.50%) EXCISE OR SALES TAX SHALL BE LIMITED TO A PERIOD OF FOUR (4) YEARS, COMMENCING APRIL 1, 2023, AND ENDING MARCH 31, 2027; AND WHICH ORDINANCE FURTHER STATES THAT ALL REVENUES AND PROCEEDS FROM SAID TAX SHALL BE USED FOR RESIDENTIAL STREET AND RESIDENTIAL COLLECTOR STREET IMPROVEMENTS, PUBLIC SAFETY PURPOSES AND OPERATIONS AS SPECIFIED IN THE ORDINANCE?"