Boulder City Excise Tax Extension Question (November 2012)

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A Boulder City Excise Tax Extension question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Boulder County, which is in Colorado, where it was approved.

This question authorized the City of Boulder to extend taxes on electricity consumed from its current expiration date of March 31, 2013 to March 31, 2018. The rates of these taxes are $0.0049 per KWH for Residential, $0.0009 per KWH for Commercial, and $0.0003 per KWH for Industrial customers. This revenue will be used to expand the use of renewable energy and improve energy efficiency.[1]

Election results

Boulder City Question 2A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 46,226 82.15%
No10,04517.85%

Election results from Boulder County Current Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

WITHOUT RAISING ADDITIONAL TAXES, SHALL THE EXISTING CLIMATE ACTION PLAN EXCISE TAX BE EXTENDED FOR FIVE YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONTINUING TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES, SERVICES, AND OTHER ASSISTANCE TO BOULDER RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY, EXPAND THE USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND TAKE OTHER NECESSARY STEPS TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, AT THE CURRENT RATE OF $0.0049 PER KILOWATT HOUR (KWH) FOR RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS, $0.0009 PER KWH FOR COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS, AND $0.0003 PER KWH FOR INDUSTRIAL CUSTOMERS ON ELECTRICITY CONSUMED, FROM ITS CURRENT EXPIRATION OF MARCH 31, 2013, THROUGH MARCH 31, 2018 AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE?

Yes

No[1][2]

See also


References

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



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