5B Ballot Issue

Ballot Language


EAGLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT ISSUE 5B:

WITHOUT INCREASING TAXES, SHALL EAGLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
RE50J BE PERMITTED TO EXTEND THE MILL LEVY OVERRIDE APPROVED BY
VOTERS IN 2016 FROM ITS CURRENT EXPIRATION ON DECEMBER 31, 2023, TO
CONTINUE TO FUND THE FOLLOWING EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES:
ATTRACT AND RETAIN QUALITY TEACHERS AND STAFF;
MAINTAIN MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING;

MAINTAIN PROGRAMS LIKE ART, MUSIC, TECHNOLOGY, AND PHYSICAL
EDUCATION;

PROVIDE UPDATED LEARNING MATERIALS AND RELIABLE
TECHNOLOGY;

CONTINUE TO PROVIDE QUALITY EDUCATION IN THE CLASSROOM AND
ONLINE;

PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NO REVENUE SHALL BE UTILIZED FOR
SENIOR DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION, AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT
ALL SUCH REVENUES WILL BE MONITORED BY A THIRD-PARTY
AUDITOR, WITH AUDIT REPORTS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC; SUCH TAX
EXTENSION TO BE AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY
PURSUANT TO, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 22-54-108, C.R.S, AS
IT CURRENTLY EXISTS OR MAY BE AMENDED, IN EXCESS OF THE LEVY
AUTHORIZED FOR THE DISTRICT’S GENERAL FUND; 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 UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO
CONSTITUTION AND ANY OTHER LIMITS WHICH MAY APPLY?