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November 8, 2016

Special Election held in conjunction with the Larimer County General Election


Ballot Issues

City-Initiated Question Concerning Whether the City May Keep and Spend All Revenues Related to the "Keep Fort Collins Great" Sales and Use Tax City Voters Approved in 2010

MAY THE CITY KEEP ALL REVENUES FROM THE 2010 VOTER-APPROVED "KEEP FORT COLLINS GREAT" .85% SALES AND USE TAX, AND CONTINUE TO COLLECT THE TAX AT THE .85% RATE AND SPEND ALL REVENUES IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS DIRECTED BY THE VOTERS IN 2010:

  • 33% FOR STREET MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR;
  • 17% FOR OTHER STREET AND TRANSPORTATION NEEDS;
  • 17% FOR POLICE SERVICES;
  • 11% FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND OTHER EMERGENCY SERVICES;
  • 11% FOR PARKS MAINTENANCE AND RECREATION SERVICES; AND
  • 11% FOR COMMUNITY PRIORITIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED ABOVE, AS DETERMINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL;

WITHOUT REFUNDING ANY AMOUNT FOR EXCEEDING THE REVENUE ESTIMATES IN THE ELECTION NOTICE MAILED TO VOTERS IN 2010?

Outcome:

Yes/For 62,413 72.94%
No/Against 23,157 27.06%

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