Santa Rosa County voters will be asked today in a special election, to vote on continuation of a half-cent sales surtax to finance educational facilities. The Greater Navarre Area Chamber of Commerce fully supports continuation of this half-cent sales surtax and encourages everyone to visit your local polling place today to cast a vote in favor of the sales surtax. Support education and support the Santa Rosa County School District.
There will be only one question asked in this special election. Here is the language as it appears on the official special election sample ballot:
CONTINUATION OF ONE-HALF CENT SALES SURTAX TO FINANCE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
Shall the school board of Santa Rosa county continue to levy a one-half cent sales surtax for a period often (10) years, beginning January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2028, to fund construction of new school district facilities, renovations and additions to existing school district facilities, land acquisition and improvements, and the upgrading and equipping of school district facilities for technology