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CLK 22-177 NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION

CLK 22-177
NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE NO. 2022-06 ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HERNANDO COUNTY, FLORIDA, A REFERENDUM ELECTION HAS BEEN CALLED AND ORDERED TO BE HELD WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF HERNANDO COUNTY ON TUESDAY, THE 8TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2022, AT WHICH TIME THE FOLLOWING BALLOT QUESTION SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF HERNAND COUNTY FOR APPROVAL OR REJECTION:

OPTIONAL ½-CENT SALES SURTAX REFERENDUM
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR HERNANDO COUNTY’S RESIDENTS, SHALL HERNANDO COUNTY LEVY A ½-CENT SALES TAX, THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH SHALL BE EXCLUSIVELY USED TO REDUCE TRAFFIC CONGESTION, TO CONSTRUCT AND IMPROVE ROADWAYS, AND TO CREATE AND IMPROVE PARKS AND OTHER RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, WITH HERNANDO COUNTY’S USE OF THE PROCEEDS TO BE SUBJECT TO CITIZEN OVERSIGHT?
_____ YES – FOR THE ½-CENT SALES TAX
_____ NO – AGAINST THE ½-CENT SALES TAX

The polls will be open at the voting places on the date of the referendum election from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Absentee and early voting shall be permitted upon compliance with applicable provisions of general law. All qualified electors residing within Hernando County, Florida shall be entitled, qualified, and permitted to vote at such election.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
HERNANDO COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/_____(SEAL)
Douglas A. Chorvat, Jr., Clerk
By: __Heidi Kurppe_
Deputy Clerk

Published: October 7, 21, 2022