Weld County School District Levy Increase (November 2011)
This measure was defeated
- YES 655 (36.13%)
- NO 1,158 (63.87%)
This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $1.8 million for the year in order to further pay for general fund needs in the district.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|SHALL WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1 TAXES BE INCREASED BY $1,837,327.00 DOLLARS FOR THE 2011-2012 BUDGET YEAR, AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS AS MAY BE COLLECTED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE IMPOSITION OF A MILL LEVY WHICH GENERATES REVENUE, WHICH TOGETHER WITH THE REVENUES PRODUCED BY PREVIOUS VOTER AUTHORIZED TAX INCREASES OF THE DISTRICT UNDER C.R.S. §22-54-108 IS NOT GREATER THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE DISTRICT’S TOTAL PROGRAM FUNDING PLUS SUPPLEMENTAL COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT, TO BE USED FOR GENERAL FUND PURPOSES, WHICH MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: RESTORING CRITICAL FUNDING DUE TO BUDGET CUTS; MITIGATING FUTURE BUDGET CUTS; MAINTAINING OR REDUCING CLASS SIZE IN ALL GRADES; RECRUITING AND RETAINING HIGH QUALITY INSTRUCTIONAL AND SUPPORT STAFF; RESTORING DISCONTINUED AND REDUCED INTERVENTION PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ALL GRADES; RESTORING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS TO TRAIN STAFF|