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April 6, 1999 Election

Regular Municipal Election


At the April 6, 1999 election, the following individuals ran for the office specified. View the final election results.

  • Mayor
    • LeRoy A. Gomez
    • John B. Knezovich
    • Chris Martin
    • Ray Martinez
    • Will Smith
    • Linda Stanley
  • Councilmember District 2
    • Paul Hudnut
    • Karen Weitkunat
  • Councilmember District 4
    • Ross Cunniff
    • Kurt Kastein
    • James A. Nye
  • Councilmember District 6
    • Chris Kavanaugh
    • Chuck Wanner
    • George Wear

Ballot Issues:

  • Proposed City-Initiated Ordinance
    (Sales and Use Tax Increase for Transportation Operations)

    Outcome:

    For 10,929
    Against 17,123

    Ballot Issue

    PROPOSED CITY-INITIATED ORDINANCE SALES AND USE TAX INCREASE FOR TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS

    SHALL THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS' TAXES BE INCREASED BY $6,435,187 IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR, AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, THROUGH THE ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS ESTABLISHING A SALES AND USE TAX ON ALL TAXABLE SERVICES AND ALL TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY EXCEPT FOOD AT THE RATE OF 0.36% (36 CENTS ON A $100 PURCHASE), WITH THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE TAX TO BE USED FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES, AS PART OF THE "TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS" PROGRAM:

    • A NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROL SYSTEM;
    • IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CITY'S TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT PLAN;
    • OTHER COSTS OF OPERATING THE CITY'S OVERALL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM;

    WHICH TAX SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR A PERIOD OF TEN YEARS AND SIX MONTHS, BEGINNING JULY 1, 1999 AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2009; WITH THE COST, PARTICULAR COMPONENTS AND SCHEDULING OF THESE ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS TO BE FINALLY DETERMINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL; AND WITH THE FULL AMOUNT OF REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE TAX TO BE RETAINED AND EXPENDED BY THE CITY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY STATE REVENUE OR EXPENDITURE LIMITATIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?

  • Proposed Citizen-Initiated Ordinance
    (Mulberry-LeMay Crossing Preliminary PUD)

    Outcome:

    For 16,028
    Against 12,201

    Ballot Issue

    PROPOSED CITIZEN-INITIATED ORDINANCE MULBERRY-LEMAY CROSSING PRELIMINARY PUD

    AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, WITH SIX CONDITIONS PREVIOUSLY RECOMMENDED BY CITY STAFF, THE PRELIMINARY P.U.D. FOR A COMMUNITY REGIONAL SHOPPING CENTER PROJECT IN NORTH FORT COLLINS, WHICH INCLUDES A PROPOSED WAL-MART STORE, KNOWN AS THE MULBERRY-LEMAY CROSSING PRELIMINARY P.U.D., WHICH ORDINANCE WOULD ALSO OVERTURN AND REVERSE PREVIOUS DECISIONS OF THE CITY'S PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD AND CITY COUNCIL DENYING THE PROJECT, AND MAKE A FINDING THAT THE PROJECT COMPLIES WITH ALL RELEVANT PROVISIONS OF THE CODE AND CHARTER OF THE CITY.


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