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November 2008 Ballot Questions for CPN


BALLOT ISSUE 2D

SHALL THE CITY OF CASTLE PINES NORTH, WITHOUT INCREASING AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES AUTHORIZED BY BALLOT QUESTION 2E APPROVED IN 2007 BY THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF CASTLE PINES NORTH, BE AUTHORIZED TO INSTITUTE A NEW AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX, ON ALL PROPERTY TAXABLE BY LAW, RESULTING IN AN INCREASE TO THE CITY OF CASTLE PINES NORTH OF $2,786,780 ANNUALLY (ESTIMATED FIRST FISCAL YEAR DOLLAR INCREASE), BEGINNING THE FIRST FISCAL YEAR OF 2009, AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE PRODUCED EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, WITH SUCH REVENUES TO BE GENERATED FROM A PROPERTY TAX NOT TO EXCEED A RATE OF 19 MILLS, PROVIDED THAT THE CITY MAY IMPOSE SUCH TAX ONLY IN THE EVENT THAT THE CASTLE PINES NORTH METROPOLITAN DISTRICT REDUCES OR ELIMINATES ITS CURRENT MILL LEVY, THEN THE CITY MAY IMPOSE A MILL LEVY EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF REDUCTION FOR ANY AND ALL GENERAL MUNICIPAL PURPOSES, PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT THE CITY MAY NEVER CHARGE ON ITS RESIDENTS A NON-UNIFORM TAX, AND THE CITY WILL NOT LEVY MORE THAN A TOTAL OF 19 MILLS, AND SHALL SUCH INCREASED TAXES CONSIST OF PROPERTY TAXES IMPOSED BY THE CITY THROUGH ORDINANCES ADOPTED FROM TIME TO TIME, SUCH ORDINANCES SUBJECT ONLY TO THE LIMITATIONS CONTAINED IN THE COLORADO AND U.S. CONSTITUTIONS; AND SHALL THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAXES AND ANY INVESTMENT INCOME THEREON BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE CITY IN THE FISCAL YEAR 2009 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 CITY’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 CITY?

BALLOT ISSUE 2E

SHALL THE CITY OF CASTLE PINES NORTH BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN, AND SPEND THE FULL AMOUNT OF ALL AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAXES, ALL OTHER TAXES, TAX INCREMENT REVENUES, INVESTMENT INCOME, TAP FEES, PARK FEES, FACILITY FEES, SERVICE CHARGES, INSPECTION CHARGES, ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES, GRANTS OR ANY OTHER FEE, RATE, TOLL, PENALTY, OR CHARGE AUTHORIZED BY LAW OR CONTRACT TO BE IMPOSED, COLLECTED OR RECEIVED BY THE CITY DURING 2009 AND EACH FISCAL YEAR THEREAFTER, SUCH AMOUNTS TO CONSTITUTE A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE CITY 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 PROPERY TAXATION BY SECTION 29-1-301, C.R.S. IN ANY YEAR, OR ANY OTHER LAW WHICH PURPORTS TO LIMIT THE CITY’S REVENUES OR EXPENDITURES AS IT CURRENTLY EXISTS OR AS IT MAY BE AMENDED IN THE FUTURE, AND WITHOUT LIMITING IN ANY YEAR THE AMOUNT OF OTHER REVENUES THAT MAY BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT BY THE CITY?

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