3/8 Transporation Sales Tax

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On April 4, voters in the City of Ozark will be asked to decide on a 3.8 cent sales tax to fund transportation upgrades.  Proposed improvements will provide traffic congestion relief, safety upgrades, bridge replacement, local street and pedestrian improvements. Proposed sales tax has a 5 year sunset.

Proposed Projects Will:
Improve Traffic Flow Two new intersections in conjunction with MoDot
Decrease Drive Times Improved flow means faster commutes
Enhance Safety for Drivers and Pedestrians
Provide Expansion of Trails and Sidewalks
Allow for Timely Maintenance on Existing Roads
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With the new 3/8 cent Sales Tax, the city will be able to fund new community trails, improve sidewalks near South Elementary School

The city street maintenance schedule will go from a
15-year plan to a 5-year plan

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Projects

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project a
Intersection improvement on Business 65 at South Street near Selmore Rd

Federal Funds: $1.68 million
State Funds:  $2.1 million
City Matching Funds: $420,000
project b
Intersection improvement on Business 65 at Jackson St and HWY NN

Federal Funds: $1.4 million
State Funds:  $1.75 million
City Matching Funds: $350,000
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Offer cost sharing funds to OSRD to replace Riverside Bridge including a pedestrian crossing.
Total project cost:     $3 million
City share:                $825,000       
Sidewalk.Trails.Greenway projects
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Sidewalks/Trails/Greenway Projects

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Commercial Sidewalks & Safe Routes to School

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