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Council Approves Two Issues for November 2016 Ballot

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(Arvada, CO) –  At their August 29 meeting, the Arvada City Council voted 7 – 0 to place two questions on the November 8, 2016 ballot.

The first ballot question proposes a 1/2 cent sales and use tax increase, to be dedicated to street maintenance and improvement projects.  The increase would amount to five cents on a ten dollar purchase, and if approved by voters, will increase funding towards street maintenance and improvement projects by as much as $10 million per year on top of the current budget of $6 million per year.

The second ballot question proposes opting out of a State law (Senate Bill 152) which would increase options for providing high-speed internet services. 

The final resolutions, including exact ballot language, are available under Resources.


Resolutions for November 2016 Ballot