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Town of Mead Ballot Issue 2E

SHALL THE TOWN OF MEAD TAXES BE INCREASED BY $907,500 ANNUALLY (WHICH AMOUNT REPRESENTS ESTIMATED REVENUES IN 2021, THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR OF COLLECTION) AND BY WHATEVER AMOUNT IS GENERATED THEREAFTER BY AN ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX IMPOSED AT A RATE OF THREE QUARTERS OF ONE PERCENT (0.75%), BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2021, TO PAY EXCLUSIVELY FOR SUPPORT OF THE MEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT, INCLUDING:ADDING PERSONNEL, TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT TO THE MEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT TO SUPPORT PROACTIVE, COMMUNITY POLICING EFFORTS AND ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY,THE CONTINUED FUNDING OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS FOR MEAD SCHOOLS, ANDPROVIDING 24/7 POLICE SERVICES AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE,AND SHALL THE TAX REVENUES COLLECTED:BE RETAINED IN A SEGREGATED ACCOUNT SEPARATE FROM ALL OTHER TOWN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS, ANDBE USED ONLY TO PAY FOR SUPPORT OF THE MEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT AND NEVER BE TRANSFERRED INTO THE TOWN GENERAL FUND OR USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN SUPPORT OF THE MEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT,AND SHALL SUCH TAX REVENUES BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY REVENUE OR EXPENDITURE LIMITATIONS CONTAINED IN THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?

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  • Yes - For the Measure

  • No - Against the Measure