This committee researched the feasibility of a general sales tax in Grants Pass and the possibility of other unique revenues. Its work was suspended in 2013 when the county voiced that it would rather study property tax options before exploring a sales tax.
The idea of a sales tax was floated again a couple of years later, but Grants Pass city voters confirmed in the November 2015 election that this is not the preferred funding option for local law enforcement programs.
Therefore, SOS will not be doing any more work on this subject.
- For more information on the discussion of the sales tax idea in 2012, click HERE.
- To listen to a SOS radio segment on the topic from that same year, click HERE.