Proposed new tax to be voted on August 13th

Special Election- Lawrence County, Arkansas

August 13,2013

Adoption of a one-half of one percent (0.50%) local sales and use tax within Lawrence County for a period of ten years, the net collections of which remaining after the deduction of the administrative charges and required rebates of the State of Arkansas shall be distributed to and used by the County to operate and maintain a hospital known as Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Municipalities in the County will not receive a share of tax collections. The levy of the sales and use tax shall commence on January 1, 2014 and expire on December 31, 2023.


Ordinance No. 2013-6

An ordinance amending ordinance No. 2013-3 in order to (A) Authorize the net collections of the one half of one percent (0.50%) sales and use tax levied by Lawrence County, Arkansas under ordinance No. 2013-3 and the election held in the county on May 10, 2005 to be used for the operation and maintenance of a hospital known as Lawrence Memorial Hospital and to extend the levy of the sales and use tax from December 31, 2015 to December 31, 2023; a