Election Public Notice
PUBLIC NOTICE OF HEREBY GIVEN that Town of Eagle will conduct a municipal election on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Said election will be conducted as a mail ballot election.
At said election, the registered electors of the Town of Eagle will vote on the following town board candidates and ballot issue:
Vote for not more than one (1)
Vote for not more than four (4)
W. Mikel Pappy Kerst
BALLOT ISSUE 1
SHALL THE TOWN OF EAGLE TAXES BE INCREASED BY $549,000 IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE IMPOSITION OF A SALES TAX BEGINNING JULY 1, 2016 AT A RATE NOT TO EXCEED 0.5 PERCENT (OR FIVE CENTS ON EACH $10.00 PURCHASE), UNTIL JUNE 30, 2046 FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROTECTING AND ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE BY:
• ACQUIRING, DEVELOPING AND CONSTRUCTING A TOWN RIVER PARK THAT WILL IMPROVE AND CONSERVE NATURAL AREAS, OPEN SPACES AND WILDLIFE HABITAT; PROTECT AND IMPROVE WATER QUALITY OF THE EAGLE RIVER; AND PROVIDE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES ON LAND AND IN THE RIVER, INCLUDING ENHANCED RIVER ACCESS AND WHITEWATER AMENITIES,
• IMPROVING, CONSTRUCTING, AND MAINTAINING THE TOWN’S PARKS, MULTI-USE RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, AND PAVED PATHS,
AND SHALL TOWN DEBT BE INCREASED UP TO $5,200,000.00, WITH A REPAYMENT COST OF NOT MORE THAN $9,975,000.00 BY THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS PAYABLE FROM THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAX, WHICH BONDS SHALL BEAR INTEREST AT A MAXIMUM NET EFFECTIVE INTEREST RATE NOT TO EXCEED 5.1% PER ANNUM AND MATURE NO LATER THAN 30 YEARS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUANCE, BE SUBJECT TO REDEMPTION, WITH OR WITHOUT PREMIUM, AND BE ISSUED AT SUCH TIMES AND IN SUCH A MANNER AND CONTAINING SUCH TERMS, NOT INCONSISTENT HEREWITH, AS THE TOWN BOARD OF TRUSTEES MAY DETERMINE, WITH ALL EXPENDITURES SUBJECT TO AN INDEPENDENT AUDIT; AND SHALL THE TOWN BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND SPEND THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH BONDS AND REVENUES FROM SUCH TAXES AND ANY EARNINGS THEREON WITHOUT LIMITATION OR CONDITION AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?
YES _______ NO______
Any person registered to vote in Eagle County Precinct No. 5, No. 27 & No. 30 and residing in the Eagle Town limits is qualified to vote.
BALLOTS WILL BE MAILED to all registered voters at their current address beginning March 14, 2016. Any registered elector who has moved since the last election without completing an address change will not receive a ballot through the mail. Ballots will not be forwarded.
Voters who do not receive a ballot should call Town of Eagle Town Clerk at 970-328-9623 for instructions.
BALLOTS RETURNED by mail must be received before 7:00 p.m. on April 5, 2016. Postmarks are not acceptable.
BALLOT DROP–OFF LOCATION:
Town of Eagle
FOR GENERAL QUESTIONS regarding the municipal election, call Town of Eagle Town Clerk at 970-328-9623.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Town Clerk of the Town of Eagle, Colorado has caused this Official Election Notice to be given.
By: Jenny Rakow, CMC
Town of Eagle
Published in the Eagle Valley Enterprise March 10, 2016