This 1% local sales and use tax is used to fund specific capital projects such as roads, bridges and intersection improvements. This tax may be imposed in addition to all other sales and use taxes to pay the debt service on bonds issued for various capital projects in the counties that impose the tax.

When the capital projects sales and use tax is imposed or re-imposed pursuant to a referendum on or after June 3, 2009, unprepared food items eligible for purchase with United States Department of Agriculture food coupons are exempt from the capital projects tax.

There are 120 projects in four categories:
$382,195,140 for road improvement, repaving, resurfacing, and stormwater related drainage projects
$69,497,052 for intersection improvement projects
$76,327,808 for paving of dirt road projects
$7,980,000 for bridge projects
Total: $536,000,000

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