Weld County School District RE-1 Levy Increase Question (November 2012)
This question authorized the Weld County School District RE-1 to increase property taxes in the District by $1,831,000 in the first year (collection in 2013) and by other amounts determined by being lower than 25% of the District's total program funding for subsequent years. This revenue would be used to General Fund Purposes.
|Weld School District RE-1 Question 3A|
Election results from Weld County Summary of Election Results
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
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|“|| SHALL WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE-1 TAXES BE INCREASED BY $1,831,000 IN 2012 FOR COLLECTION IN THE 2013 CALENDAR YEAR, AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS AS MAY BE COLLECTED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE IMPOSITION OF A MILL LEVY WHICH GENERATES REVENUE WHICH, TOGETHER WITH THE REVENUES PRODUCED BY THE 2001 VOTER AUTHORIZED TAX INCREASE OF THE DISTRICT UNDER 22-54-108, C.R.S., AS AMENDED, IS NOT GREATER THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE DISTRICT’S TOTAL PROGRAM FUNDING TO BE USED FOR GENERAL FUND PURPOSES SUCH AS:
• RESTORE CRITICAL PROGRAMS SUSPENDED AS A RESULT OF CUTS IN STATE FUNDING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS, REMEDIAL READING AND COUNSELLING;
• RESTORE AND HELP MAINTAIN COMPETITIVE SALARIES IN ORDER TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN QUALIFIED STAFF;
AND SHALL SUCH INCREASE BE AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE LEVIES THE DISTRICT IS OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO IMPOSE; 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?