Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District Tax Levy, 4A (November 2009)

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The Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District Tax Levy referendum appeared on the November 3 ballot in Pitkin County for voters in this district.

The referendum sought to add an additional tax to the district in the amount of $.36 on property taxes. The additional tax, along with the original tax, would go towards repairing and maintaining recreational facilities. The additional tax would only be in place for one year.[1]

Election results

The measure was defeated.[2]

Referendum 4A
Result Votes Percentage
Defeatedd No 306 50.08%
Yes 305 49.92%
Total votes 611 100.00%
Voter turnout NA%


Ballot summary

The ballot language read as follows:[3]

Shall Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District taxes be increased $182,191, by the imposition of a one-time ad valorem property tax rate not to exceed .36 mills, to be levied one year only for collection in 2010, to be used solely for the purpose of preparing a capital master plan for facilities including, but not limited to, a recreation center, resulting in a total district mill levy rate for collection in 2010, exclusive of refunds, abatements, or debt service, not to exceed .36 mills; and shall the district be authorized to collect, retain and spend all tax revenue collected from such total property tax rate, as a voter-approved revenue change, offset and exception to the limits which would otherwise apply under TABOR (Article X, Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution) or any other law and as a waiver of the 5.5% limitation under section 29-1-301, C.R.S.?

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