Today is the last day to submit “for” and “against” statements for the TABOR ballot issue!
The following Occupational Tax TABOR ballot language was adopted by the Board of Trustees (BOT) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The Town of Nederland is now accepting “for” and “against” statements for the Occupational Tax. Statements must be filed with the Town Clerk by Friday, February 21, 2020. Statements can be filed in person at Town Hall, by mail (P.O. Box 396, Nederland, CO 80466) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
SHALL THE TOWN OF NEDERLAND’S TAXES BE INCREASED $85,000 (FIRST FULL YEAR FISCAL INCREASE) ANNUALLY, COMMENCING ON JULY 1, 2020, AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY IN EACH SUBSEQUENT YEAR, BY LEVY OF AN OCCUPATION TAX TO BE PAID BY EVERY PERSON OR BUSINESS THAT FURNISHES SHORT-TERM LODGING (LESS THAN THIRTY (30) CONSECUTIVE DAYS), IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO DOLLARS ($2.00) PER DAY PER OCCUPIED BEDROOM OR PER OTHER ACCOMMODATION WITHOUT DEFINED BEDROOMS, WITH PROCEEDS TO BE USED FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES AND LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES AND SHALL ALL REVENUES DERIVED FROM SUCH OCCUPATION 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, SECTION 29-1-301, COLORADO REVISED STATUTES, OR ANY OTHER LAW?
TABOR ballot notices, which will contain the ballot language and the “for” and “against” statements, will be mailed out to each household having a least one registered voter by Monday, March 9, 2020.