Weld County School District RE-8 Levy Increase Question (November 2012)
This question authorized the Weld increase property taxes by $1.4 million per year for seven years in order to fund school operations.
|Weld School District RE-8 Question 3B|
Election results from Weld County Summary of Election Results
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
|“||SHALL WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-8 (FORT LUPTON SCHOOLS) TAXES BE INCREASED UP TO $1.4 MILLION ANNUALLY, THROUGH EXTENSION FOR AN ADDITIONAL SEVEN-YEAR PERIOD OF A 2006 ELECTOR AUTHORIZED TAX WHICH IS TO EXPIRE (WITH 2020 TO BE THE LAST COLLECTION YEAR FOR THE RENEWED SEVEN-YEAR TAX EXTENSION), TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE DISTRICT’S GENERAL FUND FOR EDUCATION PURPOSES AND SUBJECT TO ANNUAL CITIZEN FINANCE COMMITTEE REVIEW AND MONITORING OF EXPENDITURES, TO PROVIDE FUNDS TO:
• ATTRACT, TRAIN AND RETAIN HIGH-QUALITY TEACHERS, SUPPORT STAFF, AND EMPLOYEES IN ORDER TO BE COMPETITIVE WITH SURROUNDING SCHOOL DISTRICTS,
THROUGH A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED AT A RATE SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE THE AMOUNT SPECIFIED ABOVE, WHICH TAXES SHALL BE IN ADDITION TO PROPERTY TAXES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD BE LEVIED FOR THE GENERAL FUND AND SHALL CONSTITUTE A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE?
A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would have authorized the state of Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding. It was defeated, however.
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