City of Fresno begins collecting Measure P sales tax

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The City of Fresno is now officially collecting Measure P sales tax to pay for parks projects.

Back in February, the city council voted to certify the results of the 2018 election where 52% of voters approved it.

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That was initially counted as a loss for the measure because the city said it required a two-thirds vote. The courts have now ruled the majority approval was all it needed.

The three-eighths percent sales tax increase could provide $34 million a year in money for new parks or renovations to existing parks.

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