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Colorado River Water Conservation District Ballot Issue 7A

Shall Colorado river water conservation district, also known as the Colorado river district, taxes be increased by an amount up to $4,969,041 in 2021 (which increase amounts to approximately $1.90 in 2021 for every $100,000 in residential home value), and by such amounts as are generated annually thereafter from an additional property tax levy of 0.248 mills (for a total mill levy of 0.5 mills) to enable the Colorado river district to protect and safeguard western Colorado water by: · fighting to keep water on the west slope; · protecting adequate water supplies for west slope farmers and ranchers; · protecting sustainable drinking water supplies for west slope communities; and · protecting fish, wildlife, and recreation by maintaining river levels and water quality; provided that the district will not utilize these additional funds for the purpose of paying to fallow irrigated agriculture; with such expenditures reported to the public in an annually published independent financial audit; and shall all revenues received by the district in 2021 and each subsequent year be collected, retained and spent notwithstanding any limits provided by law?

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  • Yes - For the Measure

  • No - Against the Measure