UPDATE: MARCH 24, 2020 HASLET COUNCIL POSTPONES MAY 2, 2020 SPECIAL ELECTION
The City of Haslet City Council met on March 24th and unanimously approved postponing the May 2, 2020 Special Election to consider the reauthorization of the local sales and use tax at the rate of one-quarter of one percent (0.25%) to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets until the November 3, 2020 election cycle, unless an earlier date occurring after May 2nd but before November 3rd is approved by the Governor due to the COVID-19 crisis. Updates will be posted as they become available.
The City of Haslet will hold a Special Measure Election on May 2, 2020 for residents to consider the reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the City of Haslet at the rate of one-quarter of one percent (0.25%) to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets. This tax was first approved in 2016, must be considered by voters every four years, and has generated $1,301,226 that has been used for repair and maintenance of Haslet city streets since it was first approved.
Ballot wording is as follows:
City of Haslet Proposition A
The reauthorization of the local sales and use tax in the City of Haslet at the rate of one-quarter of one percent (0.25%) to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of the date of this election unless the imposition of the tax is reauthorized.
Ciudad de Haslet Propuesta A
La reautorización del impuesto local sobre ventas y uso en la Ciudad de Haslet a la tasa de cero punto veinticinco por ciento (0.25 %) a fin de continuar proporcionando ingresos para el mantenimiento y reparación de las calles municipales. El impuesto expira en el cuarto aniversario de la fecha de estas elecciones, a menos que se reautorice la imposición del impuesto.
Đề Xuất A của Thành Phố Haslet
Việc tái áp dụng thuế thương vụ và thuế sử dụng địa phương tại Thành Phố Haslet với tỷ lệ là một phần tư của một phần trăm (0,25%) để tiếp tục cung cấp doanh thu cho dịch vụ bảo trì và sửa chữa đường phố của thành phố. Thuế này hết hạn vào ngày kỷ niệm bốn năm kể từ ngày bầu cử này trừ khi việc tái áp đặt thuế này được tái ủy quyền.
Early Voting will be held in the Haslet Public Library and on Election Day at the Haslet Community Center. Schedule of early voting is pending.
More information about elections can be found on the website of Tarrant County Elections including all of the polling places that will be open on Election Day at this link: https://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/elections/Upcoming-Election-Information.html or by calling them at 817-831-8683.
The City of Haslet General Election for May 2, 2020 has been cancelled as all candidates were unopposed. At the March 2, 2020 regular council meeting, Haslet City Council approved Ordinance 007-2020 declaring unopposed candidates for Council Member Place 1 (Warren Robb, Incumbent); Council Member Place 3 (Jessica Clarke, Incumbent); and Council Member Place 5 (Tanya Morrow, Incumbent). Council declared the candidates elected to office for the term of May 2020 to May 2022. The Certificates of Election and Oaths will be administered at the May 4, 2020 City Council Meeting.