The fourth York County Capital Projects Sales and Use Tax Program was voted on by residents of York County on November 7, 2017. This is also known as the Pennies for Progress 4 Program. The referendum was approved with 78% of the voters voting in favor.
This program is a continuation of the previous 1-cent sales tax program passed by referendum in August 2011 and not an addition to the previous tax. The collections began on May 1, 2018 and the revenue expected to be generated from this tax is $277.92 million.
Types of Projects
The types of transportation projects that are included in the Pennies for Progress 4 program are as follows: