Pitkin County Library Levy Increase Question (November 2012)

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A Pitkin County Library Levy Increase question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Pitkin County, which is in Colorado, where it was defeated.

If approved, this question would have authorized the Pitkin County Library District to raise property taxes by $141,000 per year for operation costs of an improved library facility.[1]

Election results

Ballot Issue 5A
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No4,94362.98%
Yes 2,905 37.02%

Election results from Pitikin County Summary of Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

SHALL TAXES FOR THE PITKIN COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT BE INCREASED $141,000 ANNUALLY BY AN INCREASE IN THE LIBRARY’S PROPERTY TAX LEVY IN THE 2013 COLLECTION YEAR, AND THE SAME AMOUNT THEREAFTER, ADJUSTED ANNUALLY FOR INFLATION AND LOCAL GROWTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE OPERATION OF AN IMPROVED, RENOVATED AND EXPANDED LIBRARY;

AND SHALL THE PITKIN COUNTY LIBRARY BE ENTITLED TO COLLECT, RETAIN, AND SPEND THE FULL REVENUES FROM SUCH TAX INCREASE AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE ANNUAL REVENUES FROM SUCH TAX INCREASE IN ANY YEAR AFTER THE FIRST FULL YEAR IN WHICH IT IS IN EFFECT EXCEED THE ESTIMATED DOLLAR AMOUNT STATED ABOVE AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY REVENUE OR EXPENDITURE LIMITATION IN THE STATE CONSTITUTION, CRS SECTION 29-1-301 OR ANY OTHER STATE LAW, OR THE COUNTY HOME RULE CHARTER?

YES

NO[1][2]

See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pitkin County Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.



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