Public Safety & Neighborhood Infrastructure Sales Tax Initiative

KCK voters approved the 3/8-cent Public Safety and Neighborhood Infrastructure Sales Tax in April 2010 with 70% of the vote. The tax will expire in July 2020.
Voters are being asked to renew the sales tax for an additional 10 years in the August 2018 Primary election.

If Sales Tax Continuance is Approved

  Maintain the current sales tax rate-no tax increase

  Dedicated 3/8 cent to Public Safety & Neighborhood Infrastructure

  Recommend August 7, 2018 election

  Continues from July 1, 2020 – remains in effect for 10 years

  Expenditures approved annually by the Board of Commissioners

  Improves quality of life by funding neighborhood infrastructure improvements

  Provides funding to improve streets, curbs and sidewalks

  Funds safe routes to schools for children and parents

  Improvements to community centers

  Enhancements to neighborhood parks

  • Kansas City, KS Police Department Portfolio

    • Purchased 50 police vehicles
    • 8 police motorcycles
    • Police vehicle cameras and other equipment
  • Kansas City, KS Fire Department Portfolio

    • Purchased 15 Fire vehicles
    • Fire personnel
    • Fire station maintenance
    • Equipment
  • Neighborhood Infrastructure

    • Commission NBD improv. proj (CNIP)
    • Community centers
    • Safe routes to schools
    • Streets, Curbs, Sidewalks, Parks, etc.


Past Sales Tax Information