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Sheridan School District Bond Measure (November 2011)

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A Sheridan School District Bond Measure was on the November 1, 2011 ballot in the Sheridan school district area which is in Arapahoe County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 273 (39.11%)
  • NO 425 (60.89%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $1.5 million for a continuing period of time in order to pay for general fund needs and ensuring money for propose state cuts in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

SHALL ARAPAHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 TAXES BE INCREASED $750,000 IN 2012 AND BY $1,500,000 BEGINNING IN 2013 AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER FOR GENERAL FUND PURPOSES, WHICH MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • MITIGATING STATE FUNDING CUTS; • ATTRACTING AND RETAINING QUALITY TEACHERS; • MAINTAINING CORE EDUCATIONAL AREAS TO ENSURE QUALITY EDUCATION; BY AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE LEVY AUTHORIZED FOR THE DISTRICT’ S GENERAL FUND, WITH OUT LIMITATION AS TO RATE, PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 22-54-108, C.R.S., SUCH ADDITIONAL TAXES TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE GENERAL FUND; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND ALL REVENUES FROM SUCH TAXES AND THE EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH REVENUES AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE LIMITS WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?[3]

Current Statewide

A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.[4]

References

  1. Arapahoe County Elections, Unofficial November Election Results
  2. Arapahoe County Elections, November Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  4. Colorado Amendment 66