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Today – Tuesday, November 7 – Is Election Day!!

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V O T E ! ! !
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Official Notice of Elections – Boone County Clerk

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTIONCOUNTY OF BOONE
Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of the County of Boone that
the County Commission of said county has called an election to be held in
said county on the 7th day of November, 2017,
from and between the hours of six o’clock a.m. and seven o’clock p.m. on said date, to vote on
the proposition contained in the following sample ballot:
Proposition U:
Shall the County of Boone impose a local use tax on out-of-state purchases at the same
rate as the total local sales tax rate, currently one and three quarters percent (1.75%),
provided that if the local sales tax rate is reduced or raised by voter approval, the local
use tax rate shall also be reduced or raised by the same action? A use tax return shall not
be required to be filed by persons whose purchases from out-of-state vendors do not in
total exceed two thousand dollars in any calendar year.
The purpose of the proposal is to eliminate the current sales tax advantage that
non-Missouri vendors have over Missouri vendors.
YES
NO
The County Clerk of Boone County is hereby directed to provide notice of and conduct the
election pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 115 RSMo.
Done this 24th day of August, 2017.
ATTEST:
/s/ Taylor W. Burks Clerk of the County Commission
/s/Daniel K. Atwill Presiding Commissioner
/s/Fred J. Parry District I Commissioner
/s/Janet M. Thompson District II Commissioner
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
City of Columbia, Missouri
Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of the City of Columbia, Missouri, that the City Council
of the City has called an election to be held in the City on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, commencing
at six o’clock a.m. and closing at seven o’clock p.m., on the question contained in the following
sample ballot:
PROPOSITION 1
Shall the City of Columbia, Missouri impose a local use tax at the same rate as the total local
sales tax rate, currently two percent (2%), provided that if the local sales tax rate is reduced or
raised by voter approval, the local use tax rate shall also be reduced or raised by the same
action? A use tax return shall not be required to be filed by persons whose purchases from
out-of-state vendors do not in total exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) in any calendar
year.
YES
NO
The election will be held at the following polling places in the City:
See polling place listing at
https://www.showmeboone.com/clerk/PollingInformation.asp
August 22, 2017
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
CITY OF ASHLAND, MISSOURI
Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of the City of Ashland, Missouri, that the Board of
Aldermen of the City of Ashland, Missouri, have called for a special election to be held in the
designated polling places with the City on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, beginning at six o’clock a.m.
and closing at seven o’clock p.m. for said voters to impose a use tax for general revenue purposes at
the rate of two percent (2%) as set forth in the following sample
ballot:

Proposition One:
Shall the Town of Harrisburg, Missouri be authorized to impose a local use tax at the same
rate as …etc.
DONE THIS 20TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2017.
/s/ Reggie Wilhite
REGGIE WILHITE, Chairperson, Board of Trustees
ATTEST:/s/ Kathy Wilhite
KATHY WILHITE, Town Clerk
I, Taylor W. Burks, County Clerk and Election Authority in and for the County of Boone, State of
Missouri, hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the ballot as
certified to me by the officers or agencies calling for an election to be held in said County on
Tuesday, the 7th day of November, 2017
.
The polling places for said election will be open from the hours of 6:00 am until 7:00 pm during which
time any person properly registered to vote in the county will be given the opportunity to cast his or
her ballot.
Done by order of the County Clerk of the County of Boone, this 29th day of August, 2017
.
(Seal)
/s/ Taylor W. Burks
County Clerk
Boone County, Missouri


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