NOTICE OF ELECTION
Supervisor of Elections, Tappie A. Villane, hereby gives notice that on October 8, 2019, Santa Rosa County will be conducting a Special Election.
SALES TAX FOR INFRASTRUCTURE
“Shall a one cent sales tax be levied to fund law enforcement/fire and public safety facilities and equipment, transportation and drainage improvements, infrastructure projects/public facilities, recreation/natural resources and capital equipment? If the one cent tax is approved the existing one half cent tax will terminate on December 31, 2019, and the one cent tax will be levied for a period of ten (10) years beginning January 1, 2020.”
____ FOR THE ONE CENT SALES TAX
____ AGAINST THE ONE CENT SALES TAX
Precinct 38 will also have the following question on the ballot:
Establishment of Navarre Beach Special Fire District
Shall an independent special district be created for the purpose of providing quality fire, rescue and emergency medical services for the residents and leaseholders of the Navarre Beach Community with the authority to levy assessments, fees, charges and funding via an initial annual Non-Ad Valorem Assessment not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) for residential properties, sixty-three dollars ($63.00) for vacant land and forty-one cents ($0.41) per square foot for commercial properties? Future non-ad valorem assessments in excess of the initial assessment may be increased by an amount not to exceed the average annual growth rate in Florida personal income over the previous five (5) years without a referendum, pursuant to 191.009 Florida Statutes.
Precinct 22 will also have the following two (2) questions on the ballot:
Method of Contracting and Purchasing To Be Established By Ordinance
This amendment would delete the provisions in Section 3(r) of the City Charter relating to details on contracting and incurring obligations so that those provisions can be provided for by ordinance or adopted policies and procedures. Should the provisions in Section 3(r) of the City Charter relating to details on contracting and incurring obligations be deleted from the City’s Charter?
Elections To Be Conducted By Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections
This amendment would amend Section 9 of the City Charter to state the current practice that the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections conducts elections for the City pursuant to an interlocal agreement. The amendment would also delete provisions on elections that have been superseded by an interlocal agreement. Should Section 9 of the Charter be amended to state current practice on elections and delete provisions superseded by interlocal agreement?
A vote-by-mail ballot may be obtained by:
- Visiting www.votesantarosa.com
- Calling the elections office at (850) 983-1900
- Visiting the Supervisor of Elections Office located at
6495 Caroline St., Ste. F in Milton
- Email: email@example.com or Fax (850) 983-1829
PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO Early Voting offered during this Special Election.
If you have any questions please feel free to call the Elections Office at 983-1900 or visit our website at: www.votesantarosa.com
Tappie A. Villane
Supervisor of Elections
Santa Rosa County, Florida