Plateau Valley School District Levy Increase Question (November 2012)

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A Plateau Valley School District Levy Increase question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Mesa County, which is in Colorado.

If approved, this question authorizes the Plateau Valley School District to increase property taxes by $350,000 per year to fund certain improvements to the schools in the district.[1]

Election results

Plateau Valley School District, Question 3A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 687 51%
No66049%

Election results from Mesa County Current Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

SHALL PLATEAU VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT 50 TAXES BE INCREASED $350,000 ANNUALLY, BY AUTHORIZING AN ADDITIONAL LEVY OF AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES FOR THE 2012-13 BUDGET YEAR AND EACH BUDGET YEAR THEREAFTER, IN ORDER TO:

PURCHASE NEW TEXTBOOKS AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS; AND

REPAIR, RENOVATE OR REPLACE AGING OR WORN OUT SCHOOL EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ROOFING, CARPETS, VEHICLES AND HEATING AND COOLING UNITS; AND

PURCHASE NEW TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES TO MEET 21ST CENTURY INSTRUCTIONAL NEEDS;

AND RECRUIT, TRAIN AND KEEP HIGH QUALITY TEACHERS AND MAINTAIN SMALL CLASS SIZES FOR CHILDREN; AND

DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT NEW PROGRAMS TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT OF STUDENTS,

WITH SUCH TAXES TO BE IN EXCESS OF PROPERTY TAX REVENUES THAT WOULD BE PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL FUND MILL LEVY PERMITTED UNDER STATE LAW WITHOUT SUCH INCREASE AND, TOGETHER WITH REVENUES FROM SPECIFIC OWNERSHIP TAXES ATTRIBUTABLE THERETO AND THE EARNINGS ON SUCH TAXES AND REVENUES, TO CONSTITUTE VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND SPENDING CHANGES UNDER, TO BE COLLECTED AND SPENT EACH YEAR WITHOUT LIMITATION BY THE REVENUE AND SPENDING LIMITS OF, AND WITHOUT AFFECTING THE DISTRICT’S ABILITY TO COLLECT AND SPEND OTHER REVENUES OR FUNDS UNDER, ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?

YES

NO[1][2]

Statewide

A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.[3]

See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mesa County Elections, Current Election
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Colorado Amendment 66



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