Wellington Town Sales Tax Reallocation Question (November 2011)

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A Wellington Town Sales Tax Reallocation Question was on the November 1, 2011 ballot in the town of Wellington which is in Larimer County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 557 (59.57%)Approveda
  • NO 378 (40.43%)[1]

This measure sought to allow the town to reallocate the current sales tax money for use as the Town Board sees fit instead of only being allowed for use in construction and reconstruction of town streets.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

May previously approved sales and use tax revenues be applied to pay costs of Parks, Trails and Open Spaces as well as Streets?May the 1% Sales and Use Tax previously approved by the electors of the Town of Wellington for the construction and reconstruction of Wellington streets be used at the discretion of the Wellington Town Board of Trustees, for the additional purpose of development and maintenance of Wellington Parks, Trails and Open Spaces within the Town for the periods between January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2021?[3]

Current Statewide

A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.[4]

References

  1. Larimer County Elections, Unofficial November Election Results
  2. Larimer County Elections, Current Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  4. Colorado Amendment 66