November 3, 2015 Ballot Results

November 3, 2015 Election
Unofficial Count From Boulder County For Town of Lyons Ballot Questions

Ballot Question 2A

SHALL THE TOWN OF LYONS TAXES BE INCREASED APPROXIMATELY $100,000.00 IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR BY INCREASING THE SALES TAX RATE FROM 3.0 PERCENT TO 3.5 PERCENT, SUCH CHANGE TO BE IN EFFECT AS OF JANUARY 1, 2016, AND SHALL THE REVENUE CHANGE IN EVERY SUBSEQUENT YEAR CAUSED BY SUCH INCREASED SALES TAX RATE BE APPROVED, PERMITTING ALL OF THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH INCREASE IN THE TOWN’S SALES TAX TO BE COLLECTED, RETAINED, AND SPENT IN ANY YEAR FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEFRAYING EXPENSES FOR ANY LAWFUL MUNICIPAL PURPOSE, AND SHALL THE ANNUAL REVENUE FROM SUCH TAX INCREASE CONSTITUTE A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?

YES  - 482                             NO -282

Ballot Question 2A Passes and will go into effect January 1, 2016

Ballot Question 2B

SHALL TOWN OF LYONS TAXES BE INCREASED, COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2016, BY $270,000.00 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2016, AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, BY IMPOSING, A NEW EXCISE TAX OF 5% OF THE AVERAGE MARKET RATE AS DETERMINED BY THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WHEN RETAIL MARIJUANA IN ANY FORM IS FIRST SOLD OR TRANSFERRED BY A MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY OR MARIJUANA INFUSED PRODUCTS FACILITY; WITH THE RATE OF SUCH EXCISE TAX BEING ALLOWED TO BE DECREASED OR INCREASED WITHOUT FURTHER VOTER APPROVAL SO LONG AS THE RATE OF SUCH TAX DOES NOT EXCEED 10%, AND SHALL ALL REVENUES DERIVED FROM SUCH EXCISE TAX BE COLLECTED AND SPENT, AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY REVENUE OR EXPENDITURE LIMITATIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20, OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 1 OF TITLE 29, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES, OR ANY OTHER LAW?

YES - 492              NO – 273

Ballot Question 2B Passes and will go into effect January 1, 2016