Voters approve park sales tax

Measure expected to generate $12 million over five years
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 | 12:06 a.m. CDT; updated 12:15 p.m. CDT, Friday, November 5, 2010

WHAT HAPPENED: Columbia voters passed Proposition 1, the park sales tax, which will extend a one-eighth-cent sales tax until March 2016. The measure passed with 64.4 percent approval; 20,520 people voted for it and 11,361 people against it.