2017 Coordinated Election
The Town of Eagle participated in the Coordinated Mail Ballot Election with Eagle County on November 7, 2017. The following Ballot Question and Issue both passed.
“Broadband Services Question:
Without increasing taxes by this measure, shall the citizens of the Town of Eagle, Colorado, reestablish the Town’s authority to provide all services restricted since 2005 by Article 27 of Title 29 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, described as “advanced services”, “telecommunication services”, and “cable television services”, including any new and improved high bandwidth services based on future technologies, directly or indirectly, with public and/or private sector partners, to residents, businesses, schools, libraries, healthcare facilities, non- profit entities, and other users of such services located within the boundaries of the Town of Eagle?
Yes/For: No/Against: ”
SHALL THE TOWN OF EAGLE’S TAXES BE INCREASED BY $200,000.00 ANNUALLY (FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR INCREASE) AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, BY IMPOSING A TAX OF 2.5% COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2018 ON THE SALE OF RETAIL MARIJUANA AND RETAIL MARIJUANA PRODUCTS, AND AN EXCISE TAX OF 2.5% COMMENCING JANUARY 1, 2018 ON THE AVERAGE MARKET RATE OR OTHER CALCULATION METHOD ALLOWED BY LAW OF UNPROCESSED RETAIL MARIJUANA UPON THE FIRST SALE OR TRANSFER BY A RETAIL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY, WITH BOTH RATES BEING ALLOWED TO INCREASE .5% EACH YEAR THEREAFTER WITHOUT FURTHER VOTER APPROVAL SO LONG AS EACH RATE DOES NOT EXCEED 5%; AND SHALL THE TOWN OF EAGLE’S OCCUPATION TAX ON RETAIL MARIJUANA BUSINESSES SET FORTH IN CHAPTER 5.16 OF THE EAGLE MUNICIPAL CODE BE REPEALED; AND SHALL THE TOWN BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT AND SPEND SUCH REVENUES AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY REVENUE OR EXPENDITURE LIMITATION CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, OR ANY OTHER LAW AS IT CURRENTLY EXISTS OR AS IT MAY BE AMENDED IN THE FUTURE AND WITHOUT LIMITING IN ANY YEAR THE AMOUNT OF OTHER REVENUES THAT MAY BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE TOWN OF EAGLE?