Frequently Asked Questions

Where did the $87 million bond amount come from?


Why does the City need to reconstruct streets now?


How will the City be more proactive in maintaining street conditions?


What is the amount and term of the bond?


Won’t the Funding Our Future sales tax increase be used for street reconstruction?


Why can’t the City use existing funds or save to reconstruct City streets?


Why doesn’t the City just tighten its belt rather than increase property taxes?


Is a bond necessary given that the new County sales tax revenue will address some roads and transit?


Why is the City proposing an 80/20 split of funds used for the reconstruction of roads?


What is the difference between an arterial main road and a local neighborhood street?


What is the difference between street maintenance and reconstruction?


What is the City’s bond rating and why is that important?


My sidewalk is in disrepair, will this bond help pay for repairs?


My curb and gutter are in disrepair, will this bond help pay for repairs?


How will road projects be selected?


What will the bond fund?


How many streets will be improved by $87 million?


When will the street reconstruction projects begin?


How much will the new GO bond increase my property tax bill?


Why do my property taxes change each year?


What is the difference between Market Value, Assessed Value, and Taxable Value when looking at property tax impacts?


How can I find the Taxable Value and Assessed Value of my property?


When will I see the increase on my property tax bill?


Who pays the increased sales tax?


What purchases are exempt from the additional sales tax?


How does Salt Lake City’s sales tax compare to other cities?


Will the sales tax increase negatively impact retail businesses?


How will the sales tax increase effect lower- and fixed-income residents?


How can residents track how revenue from the increase is being spent?


When can the City increase or decrease its portion of sales tax?


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