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April 30, 2013

Charter Change and EDC referendum for May 11 Port Arthur election

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PORT ARTHUR — PROPOSITION NO 12

For The Next Two Years Commencing On October 1, 2013, And Extending Until September 30, 2015, Shall The Existing Section 4a Sales And Use Tax Within The City Of Port Arthur Be Utilized For The Purposes Of Costs Of Land, Buildings, Equipment, Facilities And Improvements, Suitable For Use For Entertainment And Related Roads, Streets, Water, And Sewer Facilities And Other Related Improvements That Enhance Any Of The Items Described Above, Which Are A Category Of Projects Under Section 4b Chapter 505.125 Texas Local Government Code With The Condition That The Total Spending On The Referenced 4b Projects Will Not Exceed $400,000 Per Year. Said Period Of Time Can Be Extended An Additional Two Years By The City Council By A 2/3 Vote Of The City Council After Reviewing Public Comments On The Proposed Cost And Impact Of Such Projects?

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