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November 4, 1997

Special Municipal Election


At the November 4, 1997 special municipal election, the following ballot issue was voted on.

Ballot Issues:

  • City of Fort Collins Referred Issue 2A
    (Excess Revenue Retention)

    Outcome:

    Yes 8,763 57.40%
    No 6,503 42.60%

    Ballot Issue

    REFERRED ISSUE 2A

    SHALL THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS, COLORADO, WITHOUT INCREASING OR ADDING ANY TAXES OF ANY KIND, BE PERMITTED TO COLLECT, RETAIN, AND EXPEND THE FULL PROCEEDS OF THE CITY'S PROPERTY TAXES AND ALL OTHER FUNDS AND REVENUE SOURCES, INCLUDING APPROXIMATELY $955,000 RECEIVED IN 1996 AND ALL REVENUES RECEIVED IN EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER, SO LONG AS THOSE FUNDS OR REVENUES THAT WOULD OTHERWISE EXCEED THE APPLICABLE LIMITATIONS OF ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION ARE USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND MITIGATION), GROWTH MANAGEMENT, TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, AND MAINTAINING AND REPAIRING CITY FACILITIES, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY STATE REVENUE OR EXPENDITURE LIMITATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE CONTAINED IN SAID ARTICLE X, SECTION 20?