Mill-levy increase ballot measure November 2021

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October 13, 2021 9:30 AM

Obtaining a mill-levy election ballot

An election will be held by the Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on November 2, 2021 to seek voter approval to increase the District’s mill levy by 4.000 mills.

The election is a mail ballot election coordinated with the Summit County Clerk and Recorder. Mail ballots will be mailed to eligible electors for the election by the County by Monday, October 25, 2021.

An eligible elector for the election is an individual who is registered to vote in the State of Colorado, and who is:

• A resident of Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District;
• The owner of taxable real or personal property situated within Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District;
• The spouse of a person who is the owner taxable real or personal property situated within Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District; or
• A person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property situated within Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District.

Eligible electors who are registered to vote within the Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District area will be sent a ballot for the election by the Summit County Clerk and Recorder without taking any further action. Eligible electors who are not registered to vote within this area must complete a Self-Affirming Oath or Affirmation of Elector and return it to the Summit County Clerk and Recorder in order to receive a ballot. The Self-Affirming Oath or Affirmation of Elector was previously mailed to all eligible electors who are not registered to vote within the Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District area. If you would like to request a replacement Self-Affirming Oath or Affirmation of Elector, contact: mhartley@summitfire.org; (970) 262-5100 ext. 120.

The question to be placed before the voters is Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 6A. Please click on "Summit Fire & EMS mill-levy increase ballot measure" at the top of this page to review the Factual Summary.

Summit Fire & EMS Fire Protection District Ballot Issue 6A:

SHALL SUMMIT FIRE & EMS FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TAXES BE INCREASED 4,555,293 (FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR DOLLAR INCREASE) ANNUALLY, BEGINNING IN LEVY YEAR 2021 (FOR COLLECTION IN CALENDAR YEAR 2022) BY INCREASING THE DISTRICT'S EXISTING PROPERTY TAX BY 4.000 MILLS TO A TOTAL OF 13.000 MILLS, SUBJECT TO THE REVENUE STABILIZATION ADJUSTMENTS APPROVED BY THE DISTRICT'S VOTERS AT THE NOVEMBER 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION, TO BE USED FOR WILDLAND FIREFIGHTING, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, PERSONNEL, FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, AMBULANCE TRANSPORT, AND ALL OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONAL EXPENSES, AND SHALL ALL REVENUE AND ANY EARNINGS ON THE TOTAL PROPERTY TAX CONSTITUTE A PERMANENT VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN SECTION 29-1-301 OF THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES, AND ANY OTHER LAW?

The Designated Election Official ("DEO") for the Election is:

Kathy Neel
PO Box 1538
208 E. Lincoln
Breckenridge, CO 80424-1538
(970) 453-3479

Ballots may be returned to the Summit County election office by mail or dropped off at the Summit County locations designated by the Summit County Clerk and Recorder, which can be found at: https://www.summitcountyco.gov/1260/2021-Coordinated-Election

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