Ames Iowa Local Option Sales Tax History
The 1986 referendom reads:
"A local sales and services tax shall be imposed in the of Ames of the county fo Story at the rate of one percent (1%) to be effective on January 1, 1986. Revenues from the sales and services tax are to be allocated in the city of Ames in the county of Story as follows: Sixty percent (60%) for property tax relief. The specified purpose for which the revenue shall otherwise be expended is human service agencies, the arts, and community betterment."
The Committe for Property Tax Relief
Tribune after election
Reminder Letter to 2005 City Council