Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Property Tax Increase (November 2012)

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A Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Property Tax Increase question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Boulder County, which is in Colorado, where it was approved.

This question authorized the Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District to raise property taxes by up to 2.723 mills ($2.723 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for a total general operating levy of 8.912 mills ($8.912 per $1,000 of assessed valuation). The first year additional revenue from this tax increase is $150,000 for collection in 2013.[1]

Election results

Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Tax Question
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,356 84.70%
No24515.30%

Election results from Boulder County Current Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

SHALL DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED BY $150,000 (FIRST YEAR INCREASE) ANNUALLY, AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED THEREAFTER, BY AN ADDITIONAL MILL LEVY OF NOT MORE THAN 2.723 MILLS, (FOR A TOTAL GENERAL OPERATING MILL LEVY OF 8.912 MILLS) COMMENCING IN TAX YEAR 2012 FOR COLLECTION IN FISCAL YEAR 2013, WITH SUCH PROCEEDS TO BE USED FOR GENERAL OPERATIONS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

 ATTRACTING,TRAINING AND RETAINING QUALIFIED PERSONNEL;

 CONTINUING TO PROVIDE QUICK RESPONSE TIME TOEMERGENCY INCIDENTS;

 PURCHASING NECESSARY EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES TO SUPPORT FIREFIGHTERS;

 COVERING COST INCREASES FOR FUEL, MAINTENANCE, INSURANCE, PERSONNEL AND OTHER OPERATING COSTS;

AND SHALL SUCH TAX PROCEEDS BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND SPENDING CHANGES IN EACH YEAR, WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY SPENDING OR REVENUE LIMITATION CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR SECTION 29-1-301, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES?

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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