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Byers School District 32J Ballot Issue 5A

Ballot Issue 5A SHALL BYERS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 32J TAXES BE INCREASED UP TO $90,000 ANNUALLY AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO CONTINUE TO COLLECT $150,000 (THE AMOUNT OF THE TRANSPORTATION TAX APPROVED IN 2015 WHICH EXPIRES IN 2020) RESULTING IN A TOTAL OF $240,000 ANNUALLY FOR FIVE YEARS COMMENCING IN TAX COLLECTION YEAR 2021 TO BE USED FOR GENERAL FUND AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PURPOSES OF THE DISTRICT INCLUDING: PROVIDING A MATCHING CONTRIBUTION OF $1,088,756.50 IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A BEST GRANT FROM THE STATE OF COLORADO IN THE AMOUNT OF $586,253.50, WHICH GRANT HAS BEEN AWARDED AND THE RECEIPT OF WHICH IS CONTINGENT UPON THE DISTRICT'S ABILITY TO PROVIDE THE MATCHING AMOUNT, FOR HEALTH AND SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDING PROVIDING SECURITY DOORS AND INCREASED SECURITY THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT, HEATING, COOLING VENTILATION AND CONTROL SYSTEM UPGRADES AND REPLACEMENTS, AND UPGRADING VENTILATION IN THE VO-AG BUILDING; FOR THE HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF DISTRICT STUDENTS AND STAFF; BY AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE LEVY AUTHORIZED FOR THE DISTRICT'S GENERAL FUND, WITHOUT LIMITATION AS TO RATE, PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 22-54-108, C.R.S., AND SHALL THE DISTRICT BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND ALL REVENUES FROM SUCH TAXES AND THE EARNINGS FROM THE INVESTMENT OF SUCH REVENUES AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE LIMITS WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW? YES NO

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