September 15, 2017 Mail Ballot Election (City of Merriam)


Passed: Yes: 1,694 (67.52%)       No: 815 (32.48%) 

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall the City of Merriam, Kansas be authorized to: (1) issue general obligation bonds in a principal amount of not to exceed $24,000,000 to pay costs to construct certain parks and recreation capital improvements, including but not limited to construction of a new facility that will be used as a community center and aquatics center (the "New Community Center"), and to pay associated financing costs; and (2) impose a one-quarter percent (0.25%) Citywide retailers' sales tax to commence on January 1, 2018, or as soon thereafter as permitted by law and terminate ten (10) years after its commencement, the proceeds of which shall be used to pay the costs of the New Community Center and debt service on general obligation bonds issued to finance the New Community Center; all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 10-101 et seq., K.S.A. 12-187 et seq., K.S.A. 12-1301 et seq., K.S.A. 12-1736 et seq. and K.S.A. 25-431 et seq., as amended?

Election Calendar:

August 16 - Last day to automatically receive a ballot (KSA 25-436)

August 25 - Last day to apply for advance ballot (KSA 25-435) 

September 13 - Last day to mail replacement ballots (KSA 25-433(d))

September 15 - Election Day - Ballots must be received by 12:00 noon (KSA 25-433(b))

September 20 - Final Canvass (KSA 25-3101-3104)