Lindsey Ferrari / 11 November, 2017


By Angelique McNaughton

Summit County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved raising the current sales tax rate to generate revenue for transportation-related improvements, with 13,370 and 15,046 votes cast in favor of Propositions 9 and 10, respectively.

Residents agreed to pay an additional .50 percent or two pennies for every $4 spent on normal purchases, excluding unprepared foods or gasoline. The results are preliminary until the official canvass in approximately two weeks.

The current sales tax rate is 7.95 percent within Park City and 6.35 percent in the county. The rate will increase to 8.45 and 6.85, respectively…Read More