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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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2014 Sales Tax Extension

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Since 1994, Charlotte County has used the 1% local option sales tax to fund projects that enhance our quality of life, invest in our infrastructure and improve public safety. The current local option sales tax was extended with a referendum on the ballot at the regular election on Nov. 4, 2014. The voters decided to extend the 1% local option sales tax for six years.

These projects are being funded by the 1% local option sales tax as it comes in for 6 years, from 2015 until 2020:

​Quality of Life
  • Ann and Chuck Dever Regional Park Recreation Center: Info
  • Family Services Center Expansion and Remodeling: Info
  • Harbor Walk/Gateway Project Phase II: Info
  • McGuire Park Phase I: Info
  • Multi-use Trails and On-road Bicycle Lanes: Info
  • North Charlotte Regional Park Recreation Center: Info | Status
  • Ann and Chuck Dever Regional Park Splash Pad: Info
  • Recreation Center Renovations: Info | Status
  • Punta Gorda Charlotte Library: Info | Photos | Renderings | Status
    (formerly South County Library and Archive)
  • Veterans Memorial Park: Info | Status
Transportation/Infrastructure
  • Olean Boulevard Widening: Info | Status
  • Piper Road North Improvements: Info | Status
Public Safety
  • Fiber to Fire Stations: Info
  • Jail Expansion - Medical Wing: Info
  • Sheriff District 1 (West County) Headquarters: Info | Photos | Aerials
  • Public Safety Digital Radio System: Info
  • West County Annex Replacement: Info | Status
Schools
  • School Security Initiatives - Classroom Security Function Lock Sets: Info
  • School Security Initiatives - Front Entry Access Control: Info
  • School Wireless Technology Upgrade: Info
Tier 2
  • Cattle Dock Boat Ramp (changed to Placida West Boat Ramp): CIP Info
  • Charlotte Harbor Trails and Wayfinding: Info
  • Justice Center Generator Upgrade: Info | Status
  • North Charlotte Regional Park Aquatic Center: Info
  • Sailing Center at Port Charlotte Beach: Info
  • Toledo Blade Widening: Info

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