DeBeque School District 49-JT Referred Measure 3A

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) - Only eligible electors who reside within the District limits of DeBeque School District 49-JT will be eligible to vote on the following issue.

SHALL DE BEQUE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 49-JT'S TAXES BE INCREASED $485,277 ANNUALLY OR SUCH LESSER AMOUNT AS THE SHALL DE BEQUE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 49-JT'S TAXES BE INCREASED $485,277 ANNUALLY OR SUCH LESSER AMOUNT AS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION MAY ANNUALLY DETERMINE, BY THE COLLECTION OF AD VOLOREM PROPERTY TAXES FOR THE 2010-2011 BUDGET YEAR AND EACH BUDGET YEAR THEREAFTER FOR DEPOSIT IN THE DISTRICT'S GENERAL FUND FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: MAINTAINING PROGRAMS AND ACCEPTABLE CLASS SIZES BY ELIMINATING THE NEED FOR FURTHER STAFF REDUCTIONS. MAINTAINING BUDGET LEVELS FOR INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT. PERFORMING DEFERRED MAINTENANCE AND FUND NECESSARY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS. REDUCING THE NEED FOR FURTHER BUDGET REDUCTIONS. WITH SUCH TAXES TO BE IN EXCESS OF PROPERTY TAX REVENUES THAT WOULD BE PROVIDED BY THE GENERAL FUND MILL LEVY PERMITTED UNDER STATE LAW WITHOUT SUCH INCREASE AND, TOGETHER WITH REVENUES FROM SPECIFIC OWNERSHIP TAXES ATTRIBUTABLE THERETO AND THE EARNINGS ON SUCH TAXES AND REVENUES, TO CONSTITUTE VOTER APPROVED REVENUE AND SPENDING CHANGES UNDER, TO BE COLLECTED AND SPENT EACH YEAR WITHOUT LIMITATION BY THE REVENUE AND SPENDING LIMITS OF, AND WITHOUT AFFECTING THE DISTRICT'S ABILITY TO COLLECT AND SPEND OTHER REVENUES OR FUNDS UNDER, ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?


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