STATE OF COLORADO

Amendment 78 (CONSTITUTIONAL)

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Constitution and a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning money that the state receives, and, in connection therewith, requiring all money received by the state, including money provided to the state for a particular purpose, known as custodial money, to be subject to appropriation by the general assembly after a public hearing; repealing the authority to disburse money from the state treasury by any other means; requiring all custodial money to be deposited into the newly created custodial funds transparency fund and the earnings on those deposits to be transferred to the general fund; and allowing the state to retain and spend all custodial money and earnings and revenue on that custodial money as a voter-approved revenue change?

Proposition 119 (STATUTORY)

SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED $137,600,000 ANNUALLY ON RETAIL MARIJUANA SALES BY A CHANGE TO THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE OUT-OF-SCHOOL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLORADO CHILDREN AGED 5 TO 17, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, CREATING AN INDEPENDENT STATE AGENCY TO ADMINISTER THE PROGRAM FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES CHOSEN BY PARENTS;

FUNDING THE PROGRAM BY INCREASING THE RETAIL MARIJUANA SALES TAX BY 5% BY 2024 AND REALLOCATING A PORTION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS INCOME; AUTHORIZING TRANSFERS AND REVENUE FOR PROGRAM FUNDING AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE;

SPECIFYING THAT LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE TUTORING AND EXTRA INSTRUCTION IN SUBJECTS INCLUDING READING, MATH, SCIENCE, WRITING, MUSIC, AND ART, TARGETED SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS AND LEARNING DISABILITIES, CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION TRAINING, AND OTHER ACADEMIC OR ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES; AND PRIORITIZING PROGRAM FINANCIAL AID FOR LOW-INCOME STUDENTS?

Proposition 120 (STATUTORY)

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning property tax reductions, and, in connection therewith, reducing property tax revenue by an estimated
$1.03 billion in 2023 and by comparable amounts thereafter by reducing the residential property tax assessment rate from 7.15% to 6.5% and reducing the property tax assessment rate for all other property, excluding producing mines and lands or leaseholds producing oil or gas, from 29% to 26.4% and allowing the state to annually retain and spend up to $25 million of excess state revenue, if any, for state fiscal years 2022-23 through 2026-27 as a voter-approved revenue change to offset lost revenue resulting from the property tax rate reductions and to reimburse local governments for revenue lost due to the homestead exemptions for qualifying seniors and disabled veterans?

Town of Wellington

Ballot Question 2A

May previously approved sales and use tax revenues continue to 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 continued purpose of development and maintenance of Wellington Parks, Trails and Open Spaces within the Town for the periods between January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2031?

Ballot Question 2B

Allowing the sale of Medical and Retail Marijuana in the Town of Wellington.

Shall the sale of Retail and Medical Marijuana be lawful in the Town of Wellington and shall the Town be authorized to issue licenses for the sale of Retail Marijuana and Medical Marijuana in the C-3 zoning district in accordance with the referral ordinance submitted to the Town Board by the Town Clerk on May 11, 2021 and published on the Town's website?

Ballot Issue 300

ORDINANCE CONCERNING RETAIL MARIJUANA SALES TAX IN THE TOWN OF WELLINGTON, COLORADO

SHALL THE TOWN OF WELLINGTON TAXES BE INCREASED BY $400,000.00 IN THE FIRST FISCAL YEAR AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, BY IMPOSING AN ADDITIONAL SALES TAX OF 3.5% ON THE SALE OF RETAIL (RECREATIONAL) MARIJUANA AND RETAIL (RECREATIONAL) MARIJUANA PRODUCTS AS DEFINED IN THE COLORADO RETAIL MARIJUANA CODE, CONDITIONED ON THE VOTERS OF THE TOWN ALLOWING THE SALE OF RETAIL (RECREATIONAL) MARIJUANA AND RETAIL (RECREATIONAL) MARIJUANA PRODUCTS BY SEPARATE ACTION, WITH THE RATE OF SUCH TAX BEING ALLOWED TO BE DECREASED OR INCREASED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2022, WITHOUT FURTHER VOTER APPROVAL SO LONG AS THE RATE OF THE TAX DOES NOT EXCEED 5%, WITH THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM SUCH TAX TO BE COLLECTED AND SPENT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A RECREATIONAL CENTER OR GENERAL OPERATING EXPENSES AS DESIGNATED BY THE TOWN ON AN ANNUAL BASIS NOTWITHSTANDING ANY REVENUE OR EXPENDITURE LIMITATIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 1 OF TITLE 29, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES, OR ANY OTHER LAW?

Town of Windsor

Ballot Question 3A

Shall the Town of Windsor, without increasing taxes by this measure, be authorized to provide high-speed internet services (advanced services), telecommunications services, and/or cable television services, including but not limited to any new and improved high bandwidth service(s) based on future technologies, to residents, businesses, schools, fire and rescue service providers, libraries, nonprofit entities and other users of such services, either directly or indirectly with public or private sector partners as expressly permitted by Title 29, Article 27 of the Colorado Revised Statutes?

Berthoud Community Library District

Ballot Issue 6D

SHALL BERTHOUD COMMUNITY LIBRARY DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED $1,275,000 ANNUALLY FOR COLLECTION BEGINNING IN 2022, AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY AN ADDITIONAL PERCENTAGE EQUAL TO INFLATION PLUS ANNUAL LOCAL GROWTH AS DEFINED IN ART. X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, WITH HALF THE TAX INCREASE EXPIRING AFTER THIRTY YEARS, TO MAINTAIN EXISTING SERVICES AND TO MEET THE INCREASED DEMAND FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES, WHICH MAY INCLUDE:

  • CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW, LARGER LIBRARY BUILDING TO MEET GROWING COMMUNITY NEEDS;
  • SEPARATE SPACES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS;
  • NEW COMMUNITY MEETING ROOMS, INNOVATION LAB, AND RECORDING STUDIO;
  • EXPANDED COMPUTER LAB AND INTERNET CAPACITY FOR PUBLIC USE;
  • SUPPORTING THE COST OF STAFFING AND GENERAL OPERATIONS;

AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO LEVY A PROPERTY TAX AT A RATE SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE THIS INCREASE, COMMENCING WITH TAXES PAYABLE IN 2022 AND CONTINUING EACH YEAR THEREAFTER (EXPECTED TO RESULT IN A MONTHLY TAX INCREASE OF $2.97 FOR EACH $100,000 OF HOME VALUE IN 2022); AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE ENTITLED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND THOSE REVENUES IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER TAXES, FEES OR OTHER REVENUES OF THE DISTRICT AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LIMITATION OR RESTRICTION OF ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, OR WITHOUT REGARD TO THE 5.5% PROPERTY TAX REVENUE LIMITATION OF SECTION 29-1-301, C.R.S. OR ANY OTHER LAW?

Larimer County Prairie Trails Public Improvement District No. 33

Ballot Issue 6A

SHALL THE PRAIRIE TRAILS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 33 TAXES BE INCREASED $78,000.00 ANNUALLY (ESTIMATED FIRST FISCAL YEAR DOLLAR INCREASE IN 2022), AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNT AS MAY BE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, BY THE IMPOSITION OF AN ADDITIONAL MILL LEVY OF NOT MORE THAN 14.676 MILLS (FOR A TOTAL MILL LEVY OF NOT MORE THAN 30.004), THE REVENUES OF WHICH WILL BE COLLECTED BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2022 AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER AND USED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENT AND CONTINUED MAINTENANCE OF ROADS IN THE DISTRICT AND FOR THE GENERAL OPERATING EXPENSES OF THE DISTRICT ALL AS SET FORTH IN THE 2007 PETITION FOR IMPROVEMENTS AND CREATION OF THE DISTRICT, AND SHALL THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAX, THE SPECIFIC OWNERSHIP TAXES RECEIVED BY THE DISTRICT AND INVESTMENT EARNINGS ON BOTH CONSTITUTE VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND/OR SPENDING CHANGES AND BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY SPENDING, REVENUE RAISING OR OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT AND EXPEND FROM ITS MILL LEVY ANY SUCH AMOUNT WHICH IS MORE THAN THE AMOUNT WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE BE PERMITTED UNDER THE 5 1/2% LIMIT IMPOSED BY SECTION 29-1-301, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES, IN 2022 AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER?

Larimer County Harvest Heights Public Improvement District No. 72

Ballot Issue 6B

SHALL TAXES BE INCREASED $52,500.00 ANNUALLY (IN THE FIRST YEAR) OR SUCH GREATER AMOUNT AS IS RAISED IN SUBSEQUENT YEARS WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE PROPOSED HARVEST HEIGHTS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 72 BY THE IMPOSITION OF AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES AT A MILL LEVY RATE NOT TO EXCEED 74.096 MILLS, THE REVENUES OF WHICH WILL BE COLLECTED BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2022 AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, SUCH REVENUES TO BE USED FOR THE IMPROVEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF ROADS AS REQUESTED IN THE PETITION FOR CREATION OF THE DISTRICT AND FOR THE GENERAL OPERATING EXPENSES; SHALL HARVEST HEIGHTS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 72 BE CREATED; AND SHALL THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAXES, THE SPECIFIC OWNERSHIP TAXES RECEIVED BY THE DISTRICT AND INVESTMENT EARNING ON BOTH CONSTITUTE VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND/OR SPENDING CHANGES AND BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY SPENDING, REVENUE RAISING OR OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT AND EXPEND FROM ITS MILL LEVY ANY SUCH AMOUNT WHICH IS MORE THAN THE AMOUNT WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE BE PERMITTED UNDER THE 5 1/2% LIMIT PROPOSED BY SECTION 29-1-301, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES IN 2022 AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER?

Larimer County Eagle Crest Public Improvement District No. 74

Ballot Issue 6C

SHALL TAXES BE INCREASED $65,000.00 ANNUALLY (IN THE FIRST YEAR) OR SUCH GREATER AMOUNT AS IS RAISED IN SUBSEQUENT YEARS WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE PROPOSED EAGLE CREST PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 74 BY THE IMPOSITION OF AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES AT A MILL LEVY RATE NOT TO EXCEED 52.367 MILLS, THE REVENUES OF WHICH WILL BE COLLECTED BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2022 AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, SUCH REVENUES TO BE USED FOR THE IMPROVEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF ROADS AS REQUESTED IN THE PETITION FOR CREATION OF THE DISTRICT AND FOR THE GENERAL OPERATING EXPENSES; SHALL EAGLE CREST PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 74 BE CREATED; AND SHALL THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAXES, THE SPECIFIC OWNERSHIP TAXES RECEIVED BY THE DISTRICT AND INVESTMENT EARNING ON BOTH CONSTITUTE VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND/OR SPENDING CHANGES AND BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE DISTRICT WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY SPENDING, REVENUE RAISING OR OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION; AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT AND EXPEND FROM ITS MILL LEVY ANY SUCH AMOUNT WHICH IS MORE THAN THE AMOUNT WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE BE PERMITTED UNDER THE 5 1/2% LIMIT PROPOSED BY SECTION 29-1-301, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES IN 2022 AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER?

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