Colorado Springs City Park Sales Tax Fund Allocation Question (April 2013)

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A Colorado Springs City Park Sales Tax Fund Allocation proposal was decidedly approved on the April 2, 2013 election ballot in El Paso County, which is in Colorado.

This measure authorized the use of revenue from a 0.01% trails, open space and parks sales and use tax to be used for the purposes of acquiring, constructing and maintaining new park areas. This measure was put on the ballot by a vote in the City Council meeting on January 22.[1]

Election results

Colorado Springs Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 58,360 71.57%
No23,18628.43%
These final and official election results are from the Colorado Springs City Elections Office.

Text of resolution

A RESOLUTION SUBMITTING TO THE REGISTERED QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO AT THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013, THE QUESTION OF MODIFYING THE USE OF THE CURRENT EXISTING 0.01% (ONE TENTH OF A CENT) CITY SALES AND USE TAX FOR TRAILS, OPENS PACE, AND PARKS (TOPS) FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING THE PORTION OF THE REVENUE ALLOCATED FOR PARKS TO BE USED TO ACQUIRE, CONSTRUCT AND MAINTAIN NEW PARK AREAS AND TO MAINTAIN AND RENOVATE ALL PARKS COMMENCING WITH COLLECTIONS ON AND AFTER JANUARY1, 2013, PROVIDING FOR THE FORM OF BALLOT TITLE, PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN MATTERS WITH RESPECT TO THE ELECTION AND PROVIDING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS RESOLUTION.[2][3]

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References

  1. Colorado Springs City Council January 22, 2013 Minutes
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  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.