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Lake Dillon Fire Protection District Levy Increase Question (November 2012)

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A Lake Dillon Fire Protection District Levy Increase question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Summit County, which is in Colorado, where it was approved.

This question authorized the Lake Dillon Fire Protection District to increase its taxes by 0.741 mills ($0.741 per $1,000 of assessed valuation in order to fund all emergency response services, fire prevention, and capital expenses. The first year revenue from this tax is estimated to be $555,605 for collection in 2013.[1]

Election results

Lake Dillon Fire Protection District Question 5A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 5,183 62.48%
No3,11237.52%

Election results from Summit County Summary of Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

SHALL THE LAKE DILLON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $555,605 ANNUALLY (ESTIMATED REVENUES IN THE YEAR 2013) AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RECEIVED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER FROM THE LEVY OF AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX AT A RATE NOT TO EXCEED 0.741 MILLS, EXCLUSIVE OF REFUNDS, ABATEMENTS, OR DEBT SERVICE, WITH A TOTAL TAX RATE NOT TO EXCEED 9 MILLS, THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH SHALL BE USED TO FUND FIRE, WILDFIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE OPERATIONS, FIRE PREVENTION, AND CAPITAL EXPENSES OF THE DISTRICT; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE PERMITTED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND SUCH TAXES AND INCOME THEREON AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND PROPERTY TAX REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION AND TO EXCEED THE 5.5% PROPERTY TAX REVENUE LIMITATION CONTAINED IN SECTION 29-1-303, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES AND ANY OTHER REVENUE LIMITATION CONTAINED IN THE LAWS OF THE STATE?

YES

NO[1]


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