Weld County School District RE-1 Levy Increase Question (November 2012)

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A Weld County School District RE-1 Levy Increase question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Weld County, which is in Colorado, where it was approved.

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.[1]

Election results

Weld School District RE-1 Question 3A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2033 52.09%
No187047.91%

Election results from Weld County Summary of Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

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?

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]

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]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Weld County Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Colorado Amendment 66
  4. Colorado Amendment 66



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