Tag: sales tax

St. Louis County Council passes zoo tax bill proposal

The St. Louis County Council at its weekly meeting on Tuesday passed legislation that would put a question on the ballot asking if county residents are in favor of a sales tax that would go towards a new Saint Louis Zoo facility in north St. Louis County. The legislation which was passed 5-2, would call for the holding of a election on Nov. 6 in St. Louis County to ask voters if they would approve […]

St. Louis County Issues request for proposal for Police Body Cameras

St. Louis County on Wednesday announced that it issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to equip the county’s police officers and patrol cars with cameras with the funds allocated from Proposition P. Proposition P is a half-cent sales tax that’s expected to generate $80 million a year for public safety. It was passed in April 2017 with sixty-three percent of St. Louis County voters voting in favor of the tax. “The goal of the camera […]