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Colorado Statewide Ballot Issues



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Colorado Statewide Ballot Issues

There are 6 statewide ballot questions on the November ballot:

Note: Ballot questions referred by the general assembly or any political subdivision are listed by letter, and ballot questions initiated by the people are listed numerically.
A ballot question listed as an "amendment" proposes a change to the Colorado constitution, and a ballot question listed as a "proposition" proposes a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes.
A "yes/for" vote on any ballot question is a vote in favor of changing current law or existing circumstances, and a "no/against" vote on any ballot question is a vote against changing current law or existing circumstances.

Amendment V (Constitutional) Assembly Age
Referred to the voters by the Colorado State Legislature
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning a reduction in the age qualification for a member of the general assembly from twenty-five years to twenty-one years?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment W (Constitutional) Election Ballot Format for Judicial Retention Elections
Referred to the voters by the Colorado State Legislature
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning a change in the format of the election ballot for judicial retention elections?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment X (Constitutional) Industrial Hemp Definition
Referred to the voters by the Colorado State Legislature
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning changing the industrial hemp definition from a constitutional definition to a statutory definition?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment Y (Constitutional) Congressional Redistricting
Referred to the voters by the Colorado State Legislature
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning a change to the way that congressional districts are drawn, and, in connection therewith, taking the duty to draw congressional districts away from the state legislature and giving it to an independent commission, composed of twelve citizens who possess specified qualifications; prohibiting any one political party's control of the commission by requiring that one-third of commissioners will not be affiliated with any political party, one-third of the commissioners will be affiliated with the state's largest political party, and one-third of the commissioners will be affiliated with the state's second largest political party; prohibiting certain persons, including professional lobbyists, federal campaign committee employees, and federal, state, and local elected officials, from serving on the commission; limiting judicial review of a map to a determination by the supreme court of whether the commission or its nonpartisan staff committed an abuse of discretion; requiring the commission to draw districts with a focus on communities of interest and political subdivisions, such as cities and counties, and then to maximize the number of competitive congressional seats to the extent possible; and prohibiting maps from being drawn to dilute the electoral influence of any racial or ethnic group or to protect any incumbent, any political candidate, or any political party?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment Z (Constitutional) Legislative Redistricting
Referred to the voters by the Colorado State Legislature
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning a change to the manner in which state senate and state house of representatives districts are drawn, and, in connection therewith, reforming the existing legislative reapportionment commission by expanding the commission to twelve members and authorizing the appointment of members who possess specified qualifications; prohibiting any one political party's control of the commission by requiring that one-third of commissioners will not be affiliated with any political party, one-third of the commissioners will be affiliated with the state's largest political party, and one-third of the commissioners will be affiliated with the state's second largest political party; prohibiting certain persons, including professional lobbyists, federal campaign committee employees, and federal, state, and local elected officials, from serving on the commission; limiting judicial review of a map to a determination by the supreme court of whether the commission or its nonpartisan staff committed an abuse of discretion; requiring the commission to draw state legislative districts using communities of interest as well as political subdivisions, such as cities and counties, and then to maximize the number of competitive state legislative seats to the extent possible; and prohibiting maps from being drawn to dilute the electoral influence of any racial or ethnic group or to protect any incumbent, any political candidate, or any political party?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment A (Constitutional) Prohibit Slavery and Involuntary Servitude in All Circumstances
Referred to the voters by the Colorado State Legislature
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution that prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime and thereby prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude in all circumstances?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment 73 (Constitutional) Education Funding
Initiative
SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED $1,600,000,000 ANNUALLY BY AN AMENDMENT TO THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION AND A CHANGE TO THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES CONCERNING FUNDING RELATING TO PRESCHOOL THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, CREATING AN EXCEPTION TO THE SINGLE RATE STATE INCOME TAX FOR REVENUE THAT IS DEDICATED TO THE FUNDING OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS; INCREASING INCOME TAX RATES INCREMENTALLY FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES USING FOUR TAX BRACKETS STARTING AT .37% FOR INCOME ABOVE $150,000 AND INCREASING TO 3.62% FOR INCOME ABOVE $500,000; INCREASING THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE BY 1.37%; FOR PURPOSES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY TAXES, REDUCING THE CURRENT RESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE OF 7.2% TO 7.0% AND THE CURRENT NONRESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE OF 29%TO 24%; REQUIRING THE REVENUE FROM THE INCOME TAX INCREASES TO BE DEPOSITED IN A DEDICATED PUBLIC EDUCATION FUND AND ALLOWING THE REVENUE COLLECTED TO BE RETAINED AND SPENT AS VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGES; REQUIRING THE LEGISLATURE TO ANNUALLY APPROPRIATE MONEY FROM THE FUND TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SUPPORT EARLY CHILDHOOD THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS ON AN EQUITABLE BASIS THROUGHOUT THE STATE WITHOUT DECREASING GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS; DIRECTING THE LEGISLATURE TO ENACT, REGULARLY REVIEW, AND REVISE WHEN NECESSARY, A NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE LAW THAT MEETS SPECIFIED CRITERIA; UNTIL THE LEGISLATURE HAS ENACTED A NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE LAW, REQUIRING THE MONEY IN THE FUND TO BE ANNUALLY APPROPRIATED FOR SPECIFIED EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND PURPOSES; REQUIRING THE MONEY IN THE FUND TO BE USED TO SUPPORT ONLY PUBLIC SCHOOLS; REQUIRING GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION TO INCREASE BY INFLATION, UP TO 5% ANNUALLY; AND REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COMMISSION A STUDY OF THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE FUND WITHIN FIVE YEARS?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment 74 (Constitutional) Private Property Compensation
Initiative
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution requiring the government to award just compensation to owners of private property when a government law or regulation reduces the fair market value of the property?

Yes/For      No/Against

Amendment 75 (Constitutional) Campaign Finance
Initiative
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution providing that if any candidate in a primary or general election for state office directs more than one million dollars in support of his or her own election, then every candidate for that office in the same election may accept five times the amount of campaign contributions normally allowed?

Yes/For      No/Against

Proposition 109 (Statutory) Transportation Projects Funded by Debt
Initiative
SHALL STATE DEBT BE INCREASED $3,500,000,000, WITH A MAXIMUM REPAYMENT COST OF $5,200,000,000, WITHOUT RAISING TAXES OR FEES, BY A CHANGE TO THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES REQUIRING THE ISSUANCE OF TRANSPORTATION REVENUE ANTICIPATION NOTES, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, NOTE PROCEEDS SHALL BE RETAINED AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND USED EXCLUSIVELY TO FUND SPECIFIED ROAD AND BRIDGE EXPANSION, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE?

Yes/For      No/Against

Proposition 110 (Statutory) Transportation Projects Funded by Taxes and Debt
Initiative
SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED $766,700,000 ANNUALLY FOR A TWENTY-YEAR PERIOD, AND STATE DEBT SHALL BE INCREASED $6,000,000,000 WITH A MAXIMUM REPAYMENT COST OF $9,400,000,000, TO PAY FOR STATE AND LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, CHANGING THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES TO: 1) INCREASE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE BY 0.62% BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2019; REQUIRING 45% OF THE NEW REVENUE TO FUND STATE TRANSPORTATION SAFETY, MAINTENANCE, AND CONGESTION RELATED PROJECTS, 40% TO FUND MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, AND 15% TO FUND MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, INCLUDING BIKE, PEDESTRIAN, AND TRANSIT INFRASTRUCTURE; 2) AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF ADDITIONAL TRANSPORTATION REVENUE ANTICIPATION NOTES TO FUND PRIORITY STATE TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, INCLUDING MULTIMODAL CAPITAL PROJECTS; AND 3) PROVIDE THAT ALL REVENUE RESULTING FROM THE TAX RATE INCREASE AND PROCEEDS FROM ISSUANCE OF REVENUE ANTICIPATION NOTES ARE VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGES EXEMPT FROM ANY STATE OR LOCAL REVENUE, SPENDING, OR OTHER LIMITATIONS IN LAW?

Yes/For      No/Against

Proposition 111 (Statutory) Payday Load Limitation
Initiative
Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning limitations on payday lenders, and, in connection therewith, reducing allowable charges on payday loans to an annual percentage rate of no more than thirty-six percent?

Yes/For      No/Against

Proposition 112 (Statutory) Oil and Gas Drilling Distance
Initiative
Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning a statewide minimum distance requirement for new oil and gas development, and, in connection therewith, changing existing distance requirements to require that any new oil and gas development be located at least 2,500 feet from any structure intended for human occupancy and any other area designated by the measure, the state, or a local government and authorizing the state or a local government to increase the minimum distance?

Yes/For      No/Against

Adams-Arapahoe School District 28J Ballot Issue

Adams-Arapahoe School District 28J Ballot Issue 5A
SHALL JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 28J AURORA PUBLIC SCHOOLS TAXES BE INCREASED $35 MILLION IN COLLECTION YEAR 2019 AND BY WHATEVER AMOUNTS AS MAY BE GENERATED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE IMPOSITION OF AN ADDITIONAL MILL LEVY OF NOT TO EXCEED 13.7 MILLS, FOR GENERAL FUND PURPOSE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS: SUPPORTING STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY BY: EXPANDING STAFF AND TRAINING DEDICATED TO STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH; INCREASING PAY TO RECRUIT AND RETAIN HIGH QUALITY TEACHERS; EXPANDING AFTER-SCHOOL LEARNING PROGRAMS FOR K THROUGH 5 ELEMENTARY STUDENTS; ADDING AND PROVIDING SEAT BELTS ON BUSES; BY AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE LEVY AUTHORIZED FOR THE DISTRICT'S GENERAL FUND, WITHOUT LIMITATION AS TO RATE, PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 22-54-108, C.R.S., SUCH ADDITIONAL TAXES TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE GENERAL FUND; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND ALL REVENUES FROM SUCH TAXES AND THE EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH REVENUES AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE LIMITS WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Aurora Ballot Questions

City of Aurora Ballot Question 3G MEDICAL MARIJUANA SALES AND USE TAX
SHALL AURORA TAXES BE INCREASED BY $1,800,000.00 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR OF SUCH INCREASE, AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY AUTHORIZING THE IMPOSITION OF AN ADDITIONAL 4.0% SALES AND USE TAX ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA-INFUSED PRODUCTS; PROVIDED THAT: (I) THE RATE OF SUCH TAX MAY BE INCREASED OR DECREASED WITHOUT FURTHER VOTER APPROVAL SO LONG AS THE RATE DOES NOT EXCEED 10%, AND (II) THE REVENUES FROM SUCH TAX SHALL BE COLLECTED, RETAINED, AND SPENT AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE LIMITS WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, SECTION 11-27 OF THE AURORA CHARTER, OR ANY OTHER LAW WHICH PURPORTS TO LIMIT AURORA'S REVENUES OR EXPENDITURES?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Aurora Ballot Question 3H MEDICAL MARIJUANA GROWS AND MANUFACTURING
Shall Aurora allow the licensing and operation of optional premises cultivation facilities and medical marijuana-infused product manufacturing facilities?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Aurora Ballot Question 3I CONTINUING THE PHOTO RED LIGHT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM
Shall Aurora continue to issue photo red light tickets to drivers that enter an intersection after the traffic light turns red and after review by law enforcement personnel with a portion of the revenues of such tickets funding nonprofit organizations with a nexus to law enforcement?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Aurora Ballot Question 3J EXTENSION OF FIRE AND POLICE PROBATIONARY PERIOD
Shall Article III of the City Charter of the City of Aurora be amended to change the probationary period for newly appointed firefighters and police officers from the end of the first year of employment to one year from the date the firefighter or police officer completes academy training?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Aurora Ballot Question 3K RESTORING LOCAL CONTROL OVER BROADBAND SERVICES
Shall Aurora restore local authority and be authorized to provide high-speed internet services (advanced services), as defined by 29-27-101-304 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, to residents, businesses, schools, libraries, nonprofit entities, and other users of such services, without limiting its home rule authority?

Yes/For      No/Against

Bennett 29J School District Ballot Issue

Bennett 29J School District Ballot Issue 5B
SHALL BENNETT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 29J TAXES BE INCREASED $1.6 MILLION (2019 ESTIMATE) ANNUALLY FOR A LIMITED SEVEN-YEAR PERIOD (COMMENCING IN COLLECTION YEAR 2019) AND AFTER COLLECTION YEAR 2019 BY WHATEVER AMOUNTS ARE RAISED FOR THE LIMITED PERIOD (ENDING IN COLLECTION YEAR 2025) FROM AN OVERRIDE MILL LEVY IMPOSED AT A RATE OF 9.971 MILLS, WHICH AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE CONDITION THAT THE ANNUAL RATE AUTHORIZED BY THIS BALLOT ISSUE SHALL BE REDUCED TO THE EXTENT OF ANY BOND REDEMPTION MILLS LEVIED BY THE DISTRICT IN THE FUTURE FOR ITS OUTSTANDING BONDS, THE NET AFFECT BEING THAT THIS VOTER AUTHORIZATION DOES NOT CAUSE A NET INCREASE IN THE TOTAL MILL LEVY CURRENTLY IMPOSED BY THE DISTRICT WITHOUT FUTURE VOTER APPROVAL, WITH THE MONEYS FROM THIS OVERRIDE TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE DISTRICT AND USED FOR ADDITIONAL CLASSROOM CONSTRUCTION AND TO MEET THE IMMEDIATE FACILITY NEEDS OF THE DISTRICT?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Castle Pines Ballot Questions

Ballot Question 2H
Shall the City of Castle Pines form a home rule charter commission?

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Question 2I
If the formation of the home rule charter commission is approved by Question 2H above, then vote for no more than thirteen of the following candidates for home rule charter commission:

Candidates:

Geoff Blue
Erik Bowman
David Scott Brennan
James Coudeyras
Douglas Gilbert
Charley Zane Heard
Jean Henry
Bill Hodges
Jeffrey Huff
Jim Mulvey

Town of Castle Rock Ballot Questions

Ballot Question 2A
Shall the last sentence of Section 3-1 of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter be amended to place the same restriction on the Mayor serving as Town Manager as currently applies to Councilmembers? Section 3-1. Town Manager Neither the Mayor nor a Councilmember shall be appointed Town Manager during the term for which the member of Council was elected, nor within one year after the expiration of the term of the Mayor or Councilmember.

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Question 2B
Shall Section 3-5 of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter be amended to place the same prohibition on the Mayor regarding administrative service as currently applies to Councilmembers? Section 3-5. Relationship of Council to Administrative Service. Neither the Mayor nor a Councilmember shall direct or request the appointment of any person to, or removal from, employment by the Town Manager or in any manner take part in the appointment or removal of employees in the administrative service of the Town, except as otherwise provided in this Charter. Except for the purpose of inquiry, or to guide presentations of matters to the Council during its meetings, the Council and its members shall deal with that portion of the administrative service for which the Town Manager is responsible solely through the Town Manager, and neither the Council nor any member of Council shall give orders to any employee of the Town either publicly or privately.

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Question 2C
Shall Section 4-4(a) of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that Election Commission members are appointed by Town Council when other board and commission members are appointed?

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Question 2D
Shall Section 6-3(a) of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the Mayor has the same voting authority as other members of Town Council? Section 6-3. Voting. (a) A vote shall be taken on all ordinances, resolutions and motions. Except where otherwise specified in this Charter, every ordinance shall require a majority vote of the members of Council holding office, for final passage, and resolutions and motions shall require a majority vote of the members voting thereon if a quorum is present.

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Question 2E
Shall Section 6-3(b) of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter be amended to require the Mayor to vote on all Town Council matters as currently required of Councilmembers? Section 6-3. Voting (b) Except as otherwise required by this Section, each member of Council who is present shall vote on all ordinances, resolutions, and motions.

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Question 2F
Shall Sections 6-3(c) and (d) of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter be amended to place the same prohibition on the Mayor voting regarding the Mayor's conduct or a conflict of interest as currently applies to Councilmembers? Section 6-3. Voting (c) Neither the Mayor nor a Councilmember shall vote on any question concerning such member's conduct. On such question, such member of Council shall abstain from voting after stating the reason for the abstention. (d) Neither the Mayor nor a Councilmember shall vote on or participate in any discussion on any question with regard to which such member of Council has a conflict of interest pursuant to an applicable state statute, or as otherwise defined by ordinance. On such question, such member of Council shall abstain from voting after disclosing publicly the nature of the interest.

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Question 2G
Shall Section 15-3(a) and (b) of the Town of Castle Rock Home Rule Charter be amended to clarify the process for recall of the Mayor? Section 15-3. - Recall. (a) Any person holding elective office, including the office of Mayor or Councilmember, may be recalled at any time after six months in office, pursuant to the procedures set forth in this Charter and in those state statutes, as from time to time amended, which do not conflict with this Charter and which establish procedures for the recall of municipal elective officers. (b) A recall petition of the Mayor shall be signed by registered electors of the Town. A recall petition of a Councilmember shall be signed by registered electors of the district from which the incumbent sought to be recalled was elected. The signers of a recall petition for Mayor or Councilmember shall number at least twenty-five percent of the entire vote cast at the last preceding election for all candidates for the office which the incumbent sought to be recalled occupies. For the purpose of this Section, the "last preceding election" shall be the last preceding election at which the person sought to be recalled was elected to office, unless the person sought to be recalled was appointed to fill a vacancy, in which event it shall be the last preceding election at which the person who created the vacancy was elected to office.

Yes/For      No/Against

Charlou Park General Improvement District Ballot Questions

Proposed Charlou Park General Improvement District Ballot Question 2B
Shall Cherry Hills Village Charlou Park 3rd Filing General Improvement District, as more particularly described in City Ordinance No. 6, Series of 2018, be organized in the City of Cherry Hills Village, Colorado?

Yes/For      No/Against

Proposed Charlou Park General Improvement District Ballot Question 2C
SHALL CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE CHARLOU PARK 3RD FILING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT DEBT BE INCREASED NOT TO EXCEED $550,000, WITH A REPAYMENT COST NOT TO EXCEED $1,250,000 (PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST), AND SHALL THE DISTRICT'S TAXES BE INCREASED NOT TO EXCEED $60,000 ANNUALLY, TO PROVIDE FOR IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING THE UNDERGROUNDING OF OVERHEAD UTILITIES IN THE DISTRICT AND THE REMOVAL OF UTILITY POLES, BY THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS BEARING INTEREST AT A NET EFFECTIVE INTEREST RATE NOT TO EXCEED 6.00%, TO BE PAID FROM PROPERTY TAXES, WITHOUT REDUCTION, AT A RATE AND IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO PAY SUCH OBLIGATIONS OR ANY REFUNDINGS THEREOF, AND IN CONNECTION THEREWITH SHALL THE DISTRICT'S PROPERTY TAXES ALSO BE INCREASED NOT TO EXCEED $1,000 ANNUALLY TO PROVIDE FOR THE COST OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE DISTRICT AND THE OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF SUCH IMPROVEMENTS, ALL OF SUCH TAXES AND OTHER FUNDS, AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS THEREON, TO BE COLLECTED AND SPENT AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO ANY LIMITS THAT WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY?

Yes/For      No/Against

Douglas County School District RE-1 Ballot Issues

Douglas County School District RE-1 Ballot Issue 5A
SHALL DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $40,000,000 ANNUALLY COMMENCING IN COLLECTION YEAR 2019 AND IN EACH YEAR THEREAFTER FOR GENERAL FUND PURPOSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: ATTRACTING AND RETAINING QUALITY TEACHERS AND STAFF BY INCREASING DISTRICT SALARIES; PROVIDING ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT AND PREVENTION PROGRAMMING FOR STUDENTS AND ENHANCING SAFETY AND SECURITY RESOURCES; PROVIDING CAREER FOCUSED LEARNING AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION FOR MORE STUDENTS SO THAT STUDENTS GAIN THE SKILLS THEY NEED FOR JOBS AND CAREERS; CONTINUING THE DISTRICT'S COMMITMENT TO HIGH ACADEMIC STANDARDS BY ENSURING ALL STUDENTS HAVE EQUITABLE ACCESS TO EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND PERSONALIZED PROGRAMMING; AND SHALL SUCH TAX INCREASE BE AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE LEVY AUTHORIZED FOR THE DISTRICT'S GENERAL FUND, PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 22-54- 108, C.R.S.; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND ALL REVENUES FROM SUCH TAXES AND THE EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH REVENUES AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?

Yes/For      No/Against

Ballot Issue 5B
SHALL DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT DEBT BE INCREASED $249,975,000 WITH A REPAYMENT COST OF $399,000,700, AND SHALL DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $34,440,150 ANNUALLY TO PAY SUCH DEBT, ALL FOR THE PURPOSE OF: ENHANCING SAFETY AND SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE AT ALL SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES; PROVIDING EQUIPMENT, CLASSROOM MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY TO PROVIDE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN ACADEMICS AND CAREER-BASED SKILLS; UPDATING SCHOOL BUILDINGS TO CONTINUE PROVIDING SAFE, EFFICIENT, QUALITY LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF; AND FOR ACQUIRING, CONSTRUCTING OR IMPROVING ANY CAPITAL ASSETS THAT THE DISTRICT IS AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO OWN; AND SHALL THE MILL LEVY BE INCREASED IN ANY YEAR WITHOUT LIMITATION AS TO RATE AND AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF, PREMIUM, IF ANY, AND INTEREST ON SUCH DEBT OR ANY REFUNDING DEBT (OR TO CREATE A RESERVE FOR SUCH PAYMENT) PROVIDED THAT ANY REVENUE PRODUCED BY SUCH MILL LEVY SHALL NOT EXCEED $34,440,150 ANNUALLY; SUCH DEBT TO BE EVIDENCED BY THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS TO BE SOLD IN ONE SERIES OR MORE, FOR A PRICE ABOVE OR BELOW THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SUCH SERIES, ON TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND WITH SUCH MATURITIES AS PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR REDEMPTION OF THE BONDS PRIOR TO MATURITY WITH OR WITHOUT PAYMENT OF THE PREMIUM OF NOT TO EXCEED ONE PERCENT; AND SHALL SUCH TAX REVENUES AND THE EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH BOND PROCEEDS AND TAX REVENUES BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Glendale Ballot Issue

City of Glendale Ballot Issue 2A
WITHOUT RAISING TAX RATES OR IMPOSING ANY NEW TAX, SHALL THE CITY OF GLENDALE BE AUTHORIZED TO PLEDGE ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE LODGING TAX REVENUES WHICH IT RECEIVES FROM PROPERTIES LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY'S DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO THE PAYMENT OF ANY BONDS WHICH THE CITY MAY ISSUE PURSUANT TO THE ELECTION QUESTION AUTHORIZED BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE AUTHORITY ON NOVEMBER 7, 2017?

Yes/For      No/Against

Goodman Metro District Ballot Issue

Goodman Metro District Ballot Issue 6C
WITHOUT CREATING ANY NEW TAX OR INCREASING ANY CURRENT TAX, SHALL THE GOODMAN METROPOLITAN DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO RETAIN AND SPEND ALL LEASE REVENUE, RENTAL FEES, INTEREST INCOME, GRANTS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVENUES, REGARDLESS OF WHEN COLLECTED, TO BE USED FOR OPERATING, MAINTAINING, RENOVATING, REPLACING AND IMPROVING PARK AND RECREATION IMPROVEMENTS AND FACILITIES, SUCH AMOUNTS TO CONSTITUTE A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY SPENDING, REVENUE-RAISING, TAX REDUCTION OR OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, AS THE SAME EXISTS AND MAY BE AMENDED, OR ANY OTHER LAW WHICH PURPORTS TO LIMIT THE DISTRICT'S REVENUES OR EXPENDITURES AS SUCH CURRENTLY EXISTS OR MAY BE AMENDED?

Yes/For      No/Against

Larkspur Fire Protection District Ballot Issue

Larkspur Fire Protection District
IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN ADEQUATE FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, AND ONLY IN THE EVENT THAT THE RESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE IS REDUCED BELOW THE CURRENT RATE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION 3 OF ARTICLE X OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, SHALL THE LARKSPUR FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT (DISTRICT) BE PERMITTED TO ADJUST ITS PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY TO OFFSET ANY RESULTING DECREASE IN REVENUE, AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE PERMITTED TO ADJUST ITS PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY TO MATCH AND BE CAPPED BY COLORADO'S STATUTORY RATE STUDY RECOMMENDATION; AND SHALL SUCH TAX PROCEEDS BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT AS VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND SPENDING CHANGES IN EACH YEAR, WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY SPENDING OR REVENUE LIMITATIONS INCLUDING THOSE CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION AND SECTION 29-1-301, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Littleton Ballot Questions

City of Littleton Ballot Question 3A
Shall Sections 23 and 29 of the Littleton City Charter concerning council membership qualifications and rules be combined into one section and remove language pertaining to judicial review, which is a right that independently exists pursuant to court rules?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Littleton Ballot Question 3B
Shall Sections 54, 55 and 57 of the Littleton City Charter concerning city attorney appointment, duties and special counsel be amended by placing all into one section of the charter, removing qualification language that is more appropriate in the city code and clarifying special counsel appointment, and deleting Section 56 regarding lawsuits?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Littleton Ballot Question 3C
Shall Section 58 of the Littleton City Charter concerning the establishment, appointment qualifications, term, etc. of the municipal court judge be amended to include the term "presiding judge" and for appointment of associate judges by the presiding judge?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Littleton Ballot Question 3D
Shall Sections 117 and 118 of the Littleton City Charter concerning revocable licenses and permits be combined into one section and give city council authority to delegate the city manager to grant revocable licenses?

Yes/For      No/Against

City of Littleton Ballot Question 3E
Shall Section 27 of the Littleton City Charter be amended concerning meetings and providing for executive sessions to consider items confidential under state and federal statutes? State and federal statutes permit executive sessions between the city council and staff related to: providing instructions on buying and selling property; to consider the appointment, evaluation and discipline of the city manager, city attorney and presiding municipal judge; to receive legal advice from the city's attorneys on legal issues. If approved by the voters, Section 27 would require that all formal city council actions occur in open public session of the council.

Yes/For      No/Against

Littleton 6 School District Ballot Issues

Littleton 6 School District Ballot Issue 4A
SHALL ARAPAHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 6 (LITTLETON PUBLIC SCHOOLS) DEBT BE INCREASED $298,870,000 WITH A REPAYMENT COST OF UP TO $584,690,150, AND SHALL DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED UP TO $29,992,100 ANNUALLY FOR PROVIDING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OF THE DISTRICT, WHICH MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
1.IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AT SCHOOL BUILDINGS, INCLUDING UPGRADING SCHOOL SAFETY EQUIPMENT;
2.PROVIDING A CAREER, TECHNICAL, AND INNOVATION CENTER, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE COLLEGE-LEVEL COURSES AND CAREER-FOCUSED LEARNING FOR MORE STUDENTS;
3.EQUIPPING AND/OR FURNISHING SCHOOL BUILDINGS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM) EQUIPMENT;
4.REPAIRING, RENOVATING, EQUIPPING, OR RE-CONSTRUCTING AGED SCHOOL BUILDINGS TO BE SAFER, MORE EFFICIENT, AND ACCESSIBLE TO ALL STUDENTS, INCLUDING THOSE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, AND TO PROVIDE A CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT NECESSARY TO TEACH THE SKILLS FOR COLLEGE, MILITARY SERVICE, AND CAREERS OF THE FUTURE; AND PROVIDED THAT THE EXPENDITURE OF BOND PROCEEDS WILL BE MONITORED BY A BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTED OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE OF RESIDENTS, AND SUCH EXPENDITURES WILL BE REPORTED IN THE DISTRICT'S INDEPENDENT AUDIT PUBLISHED ON THE DISTRICT'S WEB SITE; AND SHALL THE MILL LEVY BE INCREASED IN ANY YEAR WITHOUT LIMITATION AS TO RATE AND AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF, PREMIUM, IF ANY, AND INTEREST ON SUCH DEBT OR ANY REFUNDING DEBT (OR TO CREATE A RESERVE FOR SUCH PAYMENT) PROVIDED THAT ANY REVENUE PRODUCED BY SUCH MILL LEVY SHALL NOT EXCEED $29,992,100 ANNUALLY; SHALL SUCH DEBT TO BE EVIDENCED BY THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS TO BE SOLD IN ONE SERIES OR MORE, FOR A PRICE ABOVE OR BELOW THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SUCH SERIES, ON TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND WITH SUCH MATURITIES AS PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR REDEMPTION OF THE BONDS PRIOR TO MATURITY WITH OR WITHOUT PAYMENT OF THE PREMIUM OF NOT TO EXCEED THREE PERCENT; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT'S DEBT LIMIT BE INCREASED FROM AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 20% OF THE DISTRICT'S ASSESSED VALUE TO AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 6% OF THE DISTRICT'S ACTUAL VALUE, AS CERTIFIED BY THE ARAPAHOE COUNTY ASSESSOR; AND SHALL SUCH TAX REVENUES AND THE EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH BOND PROCEEDS AND TAX REVENUES BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?

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Louviers Water and Sanitation District Ballot Issue

Louviers Water and Sanitation District Ballot Issue 6A
SHALL LOUVIERS WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT DEBT BE INCREASED UP TO $1.5 MILLION, WITH A MAXIMUM REPAYMENT COST OF UP TO $2 MILLION, BUT WITH NO INCREASE IN TAXES, SUCH DEBT TO CONSIST OF A LOAN AGREEMENT, BOND, NOTE, OR OTHER MULTIPLE FISCAL YEAR FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ENTERED INTO WITH A STATE AUTHORITY OR OTHER ENTITY, OR COMBINATION THEREOF, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING, REIMBURSING, OR FINANCING ALL OR ANY PART OF THE COSTS OF THE REPLACEMENT AND OR RELOCATION OF SEWER LINES AND OTHER SEWER COLLECTION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS, WITH SUCH DEBT, WHICH WILL BE PAID FROM THE REVENUES, FEES AND CHARGES DERIVED FROM THE OPERATION OF THE DISTRICT'S SEWER FACILITIES OR PROPERTIES, TO BEAR INTEREST AT A MAXIMUM NET EFFECTIVE INTEREST RATE NOT TO EXCEED 3.5% PER ANNUM AND BE ISSUED AT SUCH TIME AND IN SUCH MANNER AND CONTAINING SUCH TERMS, NOT INCONSISTENT HEREWITH, AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MAY DETERMINE?

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North Fork Fire Protection District Ballot Issue

North Fork Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 7D
SHALL NORTH FORK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TAXES INCREASE BY ZERO DOLLARS ($0.00) IN 2019 AND THEREAFTER, AS IS NECESSARY TO OFFSET DECREASES IN THE GALLAGHER RESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE, SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED ANNUALLY TO CONTINUE TO COLLECT SUCH REVENUE AS IS GENERATED BY THE CURRENT TAX RATE (2018 MILL LEVY MULTIPLIED BY 2018 RESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE, EXCLUSIVE OF REFUNDS, ABATEMENTS OR DEBT SERVICE) BY ADJUSTING THE MILL LEVY TO GENERATE THAT SAME TAX RATE, ALLOWING SUCH REVENUE TO BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT AS VOTER APPROVED FOR THE DISTRICT'S GENERAL OPERATIONS AND CAPITAL EXPENSES RELATED TO FIRE PROTECTION, AMBULANCE, EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND RESCUE SERVICES, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY LIMITATIONS INCLUDING THOSE CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTIONS 3, 5, AND 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?

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Sheridan 2 School District Ballot Issue

Sheridan 2 School District Ballot Issue 4B
SHALL SHERIDAN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 TAXES BE INCREASED THREE MILLION ANNUALLY FOR BASIC EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, WHICH MONEYS SHALL BE USED TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS:
-IMPROVE SAFETY AND SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS TO BE ABLE TO MAINTAIN SAFER BUILDINGS FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF;
-REPAIR LEAKING ROOFS AND OTHER DISTRICT FACILITIES AND PROVIDE GENERAL MAINTENANCE IN SCHOOL BUILDINGS; -IMPROVE AND UPGRADE TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS IN SCHOOLS TO SUPPORT 21ST CENTURY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES AND ACHIEVEMENT FOR SHERIDAN STUDENTS; AND -MAKE SALARIES AND WAGES OF DISTRICT PERSONNEL COMPETITIVE WITH THOSE OF OTHER SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE DENVER METROPOLITAN AREA, THROUGH A PROPERTY TAX OVERRIDE MILL LEVY TO BE IMPOSED AT A RATE SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE THE AMOUNT SET FORTH ABOVE, TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE DISTRICT, AND TO BE IN ADDITION TO THE PROPERTY TAXES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD BE LEVIED FOR THE GENERAL FUND?

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South Metro Fire Rescue Fire Protection District Ballot Question

South Metro Fire Rescue Fire Protection District Ballot Question 7B
Shall the following described area become a part of the South Metro Fire Rescue Fire Protection District upon the following conditions? Description of Area: All real property located within the boundaries of the City of Littleton. Summary of Conditions:
1.Unless otherwise approved by the voters in advance, the maximum mill levy that shall be imposed by South Metro Fire Rescue Fire Protection District ("South Metro") is 9.25 mills or less, exclusive of refunds and abatements, such mill levy to be certified by December 15, 2019 for collection in 2020; and
2.If the proposed inclusion is approved by a majority of the eligible electors, the Pre-Unification and Fire Authority Member Agreement ("Pre-Unification Agreement") between the City of Littleton ("Littleton") and South Metro dated April 18, 2018, requires Littleton, beginning with taxes certified by December 15, 2019 for collection in 2020, to reduce its property tax by 4.662 mills, from 6.662 to 2.0 mills, which, with the 9.25 South Metro mill levy, will result in combined South Metro and Littleton property taxes of 11.25 mills; and
3.The proposed inclusion is subject to the terms and conditions of the Pre-Unification Agreement, including but not limited to the transfer of Littleton Fire Department Assets and personnel, including fire stations and fire apparatus, to South Metro and revising South Metro Board Member districts to include Littleton (a copy of the Pre-Unification Agreement is available for review from South Metro or on its website: http://www.southmetro.org/).

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Tallyn's Reach Metro District No 2 Ballot Issues

Tallyn's Reach Metro District No 2 Ballot Issue 6A
WITHOUT RAISING TAX RATES OR IMPOSING ANY NEW TAX, SHALL TALLYN'S REACH METROPOLITAN DISTRICT NO. 2'S EXISTING MILL LEVY (APPROVED AS BALLOT ISSUE L IN 1998), EXPIRING ON DECEMBER 31, 2018, BE EXTENDED IN ALL FUTURE YEARS BY THE AMOUNTS RAISED ANNUALLY BY THE IMPOSITION OF AN AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX LEVY OF NOT MORE THAN 40.000 MILLS, OR SUCH LESSER AMOUNT AS MAY BE NECESSARY, TO PAY THE DISTRICT'S ADMINISTRATION, COVENANT ENFORCEMENT, DESIGN REVIEW, OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, AND OTHER SIMILAR EXPENSES; AND SHALL THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAXES AND ANY INVESTMENT INCOME THEREON BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT IN FISCAL YEAR 2019 AND IN EACH FISCAL YEAR THEREAFTER AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY SPENDING, REVENUE-RAISING, OR OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, THE LIMITS IMPOSED ON INCREASES IN PROPERTY TAXATION BY SECTION 29-1-301, C.R.S., IN ANY YEAR, OR ANY OTHER LAW WHICH PURPORTS TO LIMIT THE DISTRICT'S REVENUES OR EXPENDITURES AS IT CURRENTLY EXISTS OR AS IT MAY BE AMENDED IN THE FUTURE, ALL WITHOUT LIMITING IN ANY YEAR THE AMOUNT OF OTHER REVENUES THAT MAY BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT?

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Tallyn's Reach Metro District No 3 Ballot Issue 6B
WITHOUT RAISING TAX RATES OR IMPOSING ANY NEW TAX, SHALL TALLYN'S REACH METROPOLITAN DISTRICT NO. 3'S EXISTING MILL LEVY (APPROVED AS BALLOT ISSUE L IN 1998), EXPIRING ON DECEMBER 31, 2018, BE EXTENDED IN ALL FUTURE YEARS BY THE AMOUNTS RAISED ANNUALLY BY THE IMPOSITION OF AN AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX LEVY OF NOT MORE THAN 40.000 MILLS, OR SUCH LESSER AMOUNT AS MAY BE NECESSARY, TO PAY THE DISTRICT'S ADMINISTRATION, COVENANT ENFORCEMENT, DESIGN REVIEW, OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, AND OTHER SIMILAR EXPENSES; AND SHALL THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAXES AND ANY INVESTMENT INCOME THEREON BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT IN FISCAL YEAR 2019 AND IN EACH FISCAL YEAR THEREAFTER AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY SPENDING, REVENUE-RAISING, OR OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, THE LIMITS IMPOSED ON INCREASES IN PROPERTY TAXATION BY SECTION 29-1-301, C.R.S., IN ANY YEAR, OR ANY OTHER LAW WHICH PURPORTS TO LIMIT THE DISTRICT'S REVENUES OR EXPENDITURES AS IT CURRENTLY EXISTS OR AS IT MAY BE AMENDED IN THE FUTURE, ALL WITHOUT LIMITING IN ANY YEAR THE AMOUNT OF OTHER REVENUES THAT MAY BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT?

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Urban Drainage and Flood Control District Ballot Issue

Urban Drainage and Flood Control District Ballot Issue 7G
SHALL URBAN DRAINAGE AND FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $14.9 MILLION IN 2019 (RESULTING IN AN ANNUAL TAX INCREASE NOT TO EXCEED $1.97 IN 2019 FOR EACH $100,000 OF ACTUAL RESIDENTIAL VALUATION) AND BY SUCH AMOUNT AS MAY BE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER FROM A LEVY NOT TO EXCEED 1.0 MILLS TO PAY FOR DISTRICT WORK IN COORDINATION WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, INCLUDING:
1. MAINTAINING EARLY FLOOD WARNING GAUGES TO PROVIDE POTENTIAL EVACUATION WARNINGS,
2. PROVIDING TRAILS, WILDLIFE HABITAT, AND RECREATIONAL ACCESS TO RESIDENTS BY PRESERVING THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF PARKS AND OPEN SPACE IN FLOODPLAIN AREAS WHICH PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT AND PRIVATE PROPERTY, AND
3. REMOVING DEBRIS, GARBAGE AND OBSTRUCTIONS FROM STREAMS, CREEKS AND RIVERS RESULTING IN REDUCED RISK TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF RESIDENTS, PROTECTING PROPERTY, AND RESTORING NATURAL BEAUTY; WITH THE DISTRICT'S ENTIRE MILL LEVY RATE SUBJECT TO STATUTORY CAPS AND TO ADJUSTMENT TO OFFSET REFUNDS, ABATEMENTS AND CHANGES TO THE PERCENTAGE OF ACTUAL VALUATION USED TO DETERMINE ASSESSED VALUATION; AND SHALL ALL DISTRICT REVENUES BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LIMITS PROVIDED BY LAW?

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Ute Pass Regional Health Service District Ballot Issue

Ute Pass Regional Health Service District Ballot Issue 7A
SHALL UTE PASS REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICE DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $665,000 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR, OR BY SUCH AMOUNT AS MAY BE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE IMPOSITION OF A UNIFORM SALES TAX, BEGINNING JULY 1, 2019, AT A RATE OF ONE-HALF PERCENT (.5%) THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE GEOGRAPHIC AREA OF THE DISTRICT UPON EVERY TRANSACTION OR OTHER INCIDENT WITH RESPECT TO WHICH A SALES TAX IS LEVIED BY THE STATE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 26 OF TITLE 39, C.R.S., SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIONS PROVIDED IN SECTION 32-1-1003(5), C.R.S., SUCH SALES TAX TO BE LEVIED AND COLLECTED AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 32-19- 112, C.R.S.; AND SHALL ALL DISTRICT REVENUES BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT NOTWITHSTANDING ANY REVENUE LIMITS PROVIDED BY LAW TO FUND, SUSTAIN AND IMPROVE AMBULANCE SERVICES, INCLUDING IMPROVING AMBULANCE SERVICES, REDUCING RESPONSE TIMES, FUNDING THE DISTRICT RESIDENT INSURANCE ONLY BILLING PROGRAM, ADDITIONAL PARAMEDICS AND AMBULANCES, PURCHASING MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES, AND FUNDING FUTURE FACILITY AND OTHER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS?

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Villages at Castle Rock Metro District No. 7 Ballot Question

Villages at Castle Rock Metro District No. 7 Ballot Question 6C
Shall the Villages at Castle Rock Metropolitan District No. 7 be dissolved?

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West Metro Fire Protection District Ballot Issue

West Metro Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 7C
IN ORDER TO SUSTAIN ADEQUATE FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, AND ONLY IN THE EVENT THAT THE RESIDENTIAL ASSESSMENT RATE IS REDUCED BELOW THE CURRENT RATE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION 3 OF ARTICLE X OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, SHALL THE WEST METRO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT (DISTRICT) BE PERMITTED TO ADJUST ITS PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY TO OFFSET ANY RESULTING DECREASE IN REVENUE, AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE PERMITTED TO ADJUST ITS PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY TO MATCH AND BE CAPPED BY THE REVENUE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN COLLECTED BASED ON COLORADO'S STATUTORY RATE STUDY RECOMMENDATION, IF THE RECOMMENDATION IS ABOVE THE CURRENT RATE, FOR THE PURPOSES OF, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: MAINTAINING EMERGENCY RESPONSE TIMES; MEETING INCREASED DEMAND FOR VITAL EMERGENCY SERVICES; PROVIDING SAFETY GEAR FOR FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDICS, SUCH AS AIR PACKS; MAINTAINING ADEQUATE NUMBERS OF FIRST RESPONDERS AND FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDICS; AND, PROVIDING TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT FOR LIFE-SAVING MEDICAL RESPONSE, WATER RESCUES, WILDFIRE RESPONSE, MASS CASUALTY INCIDENTS, AND OTHER EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES; WITH OVERSIGHT BY THE ELECTED BOARD OF LOCAL RESIDENTS, AND ALL FUNDS SUBJECT TO INDEPENDENT AUDITS PUBLISHED ON THE DISTRICT WEBSITE; AND SHALL SUCH TAX PROCEEDS BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT AS VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND SPENDING CHANGES IN EACH YEAR, WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY SPENDING OR REVENUE LIMITATIONS INCLUDING THOSE CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION AND SECTION 29-1- 301, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES?

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