Cimarron Hills Fire District Levy Increases, 2 (November 2011)
Both measures were defeated
The first measure sought to increase the current district levy by a rate of $594,598 a year for a continuing period of time in order to further pay for fire protection and emergency services in the district.
The second measure sought to increase the district levy by $2,600,000 a year in order to equally give tax credits to residents in the district.
- YES 994 (43.83%)
- NO 1,251 (55.17%)
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
| Measure 5C: SHALL CIMARRON HILLS FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $594,598 (ABOVE THE AMOUNT THAT WOULD BE COLLECTED
FROM 7.598 MILLS) IN 2012 AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER FROM A TOTAL MILL LEVY AT A RATE WHICH GENERATES $1,603,641 (THE SAME AMOUNT LEVIED FOR COLLECTION IN 2011) FOR OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE AND OTHER EXPENSES, INCLUDING: • MAINTAINING PUBLIC SAFETY, • MAINTAINING EMERGENCY RESPONSE TIMES, AND • MAINTAINING FIREFIGHTER TRAINING AND SAFETY INITIATIVES; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND ALL AMOUNTS RECEIVED ANNUALLY FROM ANY REVENUE SOURCES WHATSOEVER AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, SECTION 29-1-301, C.R.S., OR ANY OTHER LAW?
Measure 5D: SHALL CIMARRON HILLS FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $2,600,000 ANNUALLY IN 2012, FOR THE EXCLUSIVE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF TAX CREDITS ($2,800,000) IN 2012 TO REFUND A PORTION OF TAXES COLLECTED IN 2008 THROUGH 2011, RESULTING IN NO NET TAX INCREASE FOR ANY TAXPAYER?
- El Paso County Elections, November Sample Ballot
- El Paso County Elections, November Unofficial Election Results
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.