Grand Junction City Tax Revenue Retention Tabor Override Question (April 2013)

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A Grand Junction City Tax Revenue Retention Tabor Override question was defeated on the April 2, 2013 election ballot in Mesa County, which is in Colorado.

If approved, this measure would have authorizes the City of Grand Junction to override its tabor revenue limits and keep any excess revenue it receives from the current taxes in place to be used only for the design and construction of streets, sidewalks, paths and highway transportation improvements as outlined below in the text of the question.[1]

Election results

Grand Junction City Referred Measure B
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No5,74650.7%
Yes 5,586 49.3%
These final and official election results are from the Grand Junction City Elections Office.

Text of measure

Text of the question:

WITHOUT ANY INCREASE IN TAXES OR DEBT (UNLESS THE VOTERS AUTHORIZE ANY INCREASE IN THE FUTURE), SHALL THE CITY OF GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO BE AUTHORIZED TO RETAIN ALL REVENUES OVER THE AMOUNTS WHICH THE CITY IS PERMITTED TO COLLECT UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 (ALSO KNOWN AS THE TABOR AMENDMENT) OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION TO PAY ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE COSTS OF THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF STREET, SIDEWALK, PATH AND HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS KNOWN AND REFERRED TO AS THE BELTWAY, THE INTERCHANGE AT I-70 AND 29 ROAD, 29 ROAD, 24 ROAD AND HORIZON DRIVE FROM 27 ½ ROAD TO THE AIRPORT AND NORTH AVENUE FROM 1ST STREET TO 29 ROAD; PROVIDED THAT ONCE THE COSTS OF SUCH TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS HAVE BEEN PAID IN FULL THE REVENUE LIMITS OF TABOR SHALL AGAIN APPLY TO THE CITY?[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Mesa County April 2, 2013 Election Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.