Louisville City Sales Tax Increase (November 2012)
This question authorized the City of Louisville to increase its sales tax by 0.375% which would raise $1.5 million dollars in its first year, 2014. This tax would expire in ten years and the revenue would be used Parks, Trails and Recreation related improvements.
|Louisville City Question 2A|
Election results from Boulder County Current Election Results Summary
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
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|“|| SHALL CITY OF LOUISVILLE TAXES BE INCREASED $1,500,000 IN 2014 AND THEN ANNUALLY BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED THEREAFTER FROM THE CONTINUATION OF THE SALES TAX OF 0.375 PERCENT BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2014 AND EXPIRING TEN YEARS AFTER SUCH DATE; WITH THE NET PROCEEDS OF SUCH SALES TAX TO BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE ACQUISITION OF LAND IN AND AROUND THE CITY OF LOUISVILLE FOR OPEN SPACE BUFFER ZONES, TRAILS, WILDLIFE HABITATS, WETLANDS PRESERVATION AND FUTURE PARKS; AND FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SUCH OPEN SPACE ZONES, TRAILS, WILDLIFE HABITATS, WETLANDS AND PARKS; AND SHALL THE CITY BE PERMITTED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND EXPEND ALL REVENUES DERIVED FROM SUCH SALES TAX AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO LIMITS WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?