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General Election
2014 General Election

Overview

The Town of Windsor will have a tax proposal question on the November 4, 2014 General Election Ballot. The Town of Windsor is coordinating the election with the County Clerks from Larimer and Weld Counties.

Below is information for both County Clerks as well as the ballot language.


Larimer County Residents:
For those Windsor Residents that live in Larimer County, the ballots will be mailed the week of October 13, 2014.

General Election Information:
Larimer County Elections Website

Ballot drop-off locations:
Drop your ballot here

Larimer County FAQ's:
Frequently Asked Questions

Weld County Residents
For those Windsor Residents that live in Weld County, the ballots will be mailed the week of October 13, 2014.

General Election Information:
Weld County Elections Website

Ballot drop-off locations:
Drop your ballot here

Weld County FAQ's:
Frequently Asked Question's

Ballot Title and Text
Ballot Title:
BALLOT ISSUE NO. 2A:

Ballot Text:
SHALL THE TOWN OF WINDSOR DEBT BE INCREASED BY AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SIXTEEN-MILLION ONE-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($16,100,000) WITH A MAXIMUM REPAYMENT COST NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-EIGHT MILLION FOUR-HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($28,450,000) AND SHALL THE TOWN OF WINDSOR TAXES BE INCREASED BY NOT MORE THAN ONE-MILLION NINE-HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,925,000) IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR AND BY SUCH AMOUNT AS IS GENERATED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE TAX INCREASE DESCRIBED BELOW SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING:

(1) SUCH DEBT SHALL CONSIST OF SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE BONDS TO BE PAYABLE FROM ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE TOWN'S SALES AND USE TAX AND ISSUED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING AND EQUIPPING AN EXPANSION OF THE WINDSOR COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER, FUNDING A RESERVE FUND AND PAYING COSTS OF ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS;

(2) SUCH BONDS SHALL BE DATED AND SOLD AT SUCH TIME, AND AT SUCH PRICES (AT, ABOVE OR BELOW PAR) AND CONTAINING SUCH TERMS, NOT INCONSISTENT HEREWITH, AS THE TOWN MAY DETERMINE;

(3) SUCH TAX SHALL CONSIST OF A RATE INCREASE IN THE TOWN-WIDE SALES AND USE TAX OF .75% (SEVENTY-FIVE ONE HUNDREDTHS OF ONE PERCENT), WHICH REPRESENTS THREE-QUARTERS OF ONE CENT ON EACH ONE DOLLAR PURCHASE COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2015;

(4) THE PROCEEDS OF THE INCREASE IN THE TOWN SALES AND USE TAX SHALL BE DEPOSITED INTO THE WINDSOR COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER EXPANSION FUND TO BE USED SOLELY FOR CONSTRUCTING AND EQUIPPING THE WINDSOR COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER EXPANSION, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS:

        • A LEISURE POOL,

        • A WALK/JOG TRACK,

        • LAP LANES,

        • A FITNESS/WELLNESS STUDIO,

        • AN AEROBICS/DANCE/YOGA STUDIO,

        • AND AN AUXILIARY GYM;

(5) THE PROCEEDS DEPOSITED INTO THE WINDSOR COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER EXPANSION FUND SHALL ALSO BE USED FOR PAYING THE COSTS OF DEPRECIATION, OPERATING AND MAINTAINING THE WINDSOR COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER, OR PAYING THE DEBT SERVICE ON REVENUE BONDS OR REFUNDING BONDS ISSUED FOR SAID PURPOSES (INCLUDING ESTABLISHING RESERVES TO PAY DEBT SERVICE);

(6) THE INCREASED RATE OF SALES AND USE TAX SHALL BE REDUCED TO A LEVEL SUFFICIENT TO FUND EQUIPMENT, OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE AND DEPRECIATION OF THE WINDSOR COMMUNITY CENTER AT SUCH TIME AS ALL DEBT SERVICE ON REVENUE BONDS OR REFUNDING BONDS FOR SAID PURPOSES ARE PAID IN FULL; AND

(7) SHALL ALL PROCEEDS OF THE BONDS AND MONEYS DEPOSITED IN THE WINDSOR COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER EXPANSION FUND (REGARDLESS OF AMOUNT) AND ANY INVESTMENT INCOME ON THE PROCEEDS OR THE DEPOSIT CONSTITUTE A VOTER - APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE, AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE REVENUE AND SPENDING LIMITS OF ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO  CONSTITUTION?