Mancos School District Levy Increase Question (November 2012)

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A question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Montezuma County, which is in Colorado, where it was approved.

This question authorized the Mancos School District to raise property taxes in the District by $276,000 per year. This additional revenue is to be used to fund general operations and to replace certain State funding.[1]

Election results

Mancos School District, Measure 3A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,042 60.37%
No68439.63%

Election results from Montezuma County Current Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

SHALL THE MANCOS SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-6 TAXES BE INCREASED $276,000.00 IN TAX COLLECTION YEAR 2012 AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER THROUGH TAX COLLECTION YEAR 2019, TO OFFSET REDUCTIONS IN STATE K-12 FUNDING, AND TO BE USED FOR EDUCATION PURPOSES INCLUDING TO MAINTAIN QUALITY K-12 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND TO RETAIN HIGHLY QUALIFIED STAFF, BY AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX LEVY AT A RATE SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE THE AMOUNT SPECIFIED ABOVE, WHICH TAXES AND ALL INVESTMENT INCOME THEREON SHALL BE DEPOSITED INTO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE DISTRICT, SHALL BE IN ADDITION TO ANY PROPERTY TAXES THAT OTHERWISE COULD BE LEVIED FOR THE GENERAL FUND, SHALL BE INDEPENDENT OF

AN OTHER TAX LEVY WHETHER OR NOT APPROVED BY THE VOTERS, AND SHALL CONSTITUTE A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE THAT MAY BE COLLECTED AND SPENT WITHOUT FURTHER VOTER APPROVAL, NOTWITHSTANDING THE LIMITATIONS OF ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?

YES

NO[1][2]

Statewide

A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.[3]

See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Montezuma County Elections, Mancos School District sample ballot (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Colorado Amendment 66



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