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On November 8, 2016 - Election Day - Broward County residents will have the opportunity to vote on two ballot questions that involve Broward County and its municipalities, including the City of Sunrise.

One question is for a half a penny (.5%) transportation sales surtax for transportation projects, including traffic signal synchronization, expanded senior mobility, and enhanced transit options, which would be implemented by the County.
The second question is for half a penny infrastructure sales surtax to fund individual city projects. Here in Sunrise, we have proposed projects such as: 
  • New bicycle lanes 
  • Bus shelters 
  • Drainage improvements
  • Construction of trails and multi-use paths along select roadways and corridors
  • Traffic calming
  • New sidewalks and the replacement of damaged sidewalks
  • Resurfacing of public streets
Both ballot questions must pass for the one cent surtax to take effect. If either surtax does not receive majority voter approval, both will fail.

A website has been created to help inform voters about these two ballot questions. Learn more about the two sales surtax questions at

Last updated: 1/19/2017 11:04:08 AM