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City of Arvada Official Results
AS OF 11/21/2016 AT 6:06 PM
CITY OF ARVADA BALLOT ISSUE 2G - Sales Tax Increase
Yes - 29,620 44%
No - 37,531 56%
CITY OF ARVADA BALLOT QUESTION 2H - High Speed Internet
Yes - 46,548 72%
No - 18,340 28%
CITY OF ARVADA BALLOT ISSUE 2G
SHALL CITY OF ARVADA TAXES BE INCREASED $10,700,000 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2017, OR BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2028, BY AN ADDITIONAL CITY SALES AND USE TAX AT A RATE OF 1/2 CENT TO PAY THE COSTS OF STREET MAINTENANCE, STREET IMPROVEMENTS, AND SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS PROVIDED THAT THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS SHALL BE FUNDED BEFORE ANY OTHERS ARE FUNDED:
WIDENING EXISTING LANES AND IMPROVING SIDEWALKS ON RALSTON ROAD BETWEEN YUKON STREET AND GARRISON STREET;
ADDING LANES AND SIDEWALKS ON WEST 72ND AVENUE BETWEEN SIMMS STREET AND WARD ROAD;
ADDING SIDEWALKS IN NEIGHBORHOODS NEAR THE G-LINE COMMUTER RAIL STATIONS; AND
CLOSING SIDEWALK GAPS IN SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH ARVADA; AND
WITH EXPENDITURES ON OTHER FUTURE MAINTENANCE PROJECTS TO BE MADE BY THE CITY COUNCIL BASED UPON STREET MAINTENANCE PRIORITIES, AND CITY COUNCIL SHALL ANNUALLY REPORT THE PROGRESS OF SUCH PROJECTS TO THE CITIZENS; AND SHALL THE REVENUES GENERATED BY SUCH SALES TAX INCREASE AND ANY EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH REVENUES BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE CITY AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?
CITY OF ARVADA BALLOT QUESTION 2H
Shall the City of Arvada, without increasing taxes, and to restore local authority that was denied in 2005 to all local governments by the Colorado Legislature, be authorized to provide high-speed internet services (advanced services), telecommunication services, and/or cable television services as defined by § 29-27-101–304 of the Colorado Revised Statutes including but not limited to any new or improved high bandwidth services based upon future technologies, either directly, and/or indirectly with public and/or private sector partners, to residents, businesses, schools, libraries, nonprofit entities and other users of such services, without limiting its home rule authority?
- by City Manager