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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Town of Eagle Special Election November 8, 2022

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

NOTICE OF HEREBY GIVEN that Town of Eagle will conduct a coordinated election with Eagle County on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 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 ballot issues:

 

TOWN OF EAGLE BALLOT ISSUE 2C - FORMATION OF EAGLE VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

SHALL EAGLE VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (“EVTA”) TAXES BE INCREASED $15,563,303 IN 2023 (FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR) AND BY WHATEVER AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER FROM THE LEVY OF AN ADDITIONAL 0.50% SALES TAX (ONE CENT ON EACH TWO DOLLARS OF TAXABLE SALES) ON EVERY TRANSACTION OR INCIDENT WITH RESPECT TO WHICH A SALES TAX IS LEVIED BY THE STATE OF COLORADO; PROVIDED THAT SUCH TAX INCREASE SHALL COMMENCE ON JANUARY 1, 2023; 

AND SHALL THE EVTA BE ESTABLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE EAGLE VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (THE “EVTA IGA”) AS MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME BETWEEN EAGLE COUNTY, THE TOWNS OF AVON, EAGLE, GYPSUM, MINTURN, RED CLIFF, AND VAIL, AND BEAVER CREEK METROPOLITAN DISTRICT, FOR THE PURPOSES OF PROVIDING ENHANCED REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVTA IGA, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • EXPANDING TRANSIT SERVICE, EXPRESS ROUTES, AND TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS ACROSS THE EAGLE VALLEY;
  • ENHANCING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN GYPSUM AND EAGLE AND OTHER COMMUNITIES;
  • ENHANCING AIR SERVICE AND IMPROVING ACCESS AT EAGLE COUNTY AIRPORT;
  • PROVIDING A FARE-FREE TRANSIT ZONE FROM EDWARDS TO VAIL, INCLUDING AVON, BEAVER CREEK, MINTURN, AND EAGLE-VAIL;
  • REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS FROM TRANSPORTATION; AND

SHALL ALL AMOUNTS RECEIVED BY EVTA FROM SUCH TAX INCREASES, CONTRIBUTIONS, AND OTHERWISE PURSUANT TO THE EVTA IGA AND EARNINGS THEREON BE COLLECTED AND SPENT WITHOUT LIMITATION OR CONDITION AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION?

                                ­­­­_____ YES/FOR                                                                                 ­­­­_____ NO/AGAINST


TOWN OF EAGLE BALLOT ISSUE 2D

WITHOUT IMPOSING ANY NEW TAX OR INCREASING THE RATE OF ANY EXISTING TAX, SHALL THE TOWN OF EAGLE BE AUTHORIZED TO RETAIN AND EXPEND WITHOUT LIMITATION THE EXCESS REVENUE RECEIVED BY THE TOWN FROM THE SPECIAL SALES TAX IMPOSED ON CIGARETTES, TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND NICOTINE PRODUCTS, LEVIED PURSUANT TO BALLOT ISSUE 2B, PASSED BY THE TOWN'S REGISTERED ELECTORS ON APRIL 7, 2020, WITH THE REVENUES FROM SUCH TAX TO BE USED FOR GENERAL GOVERNMENTAL PURPOSES?

                ­­­­_____ YES/FOR                                                                                 ­­­­_____ NO/AGAINST

TOWN OF EAGLE BALLOT ISSUE 2E

WITHOUT IMPOSING ANY NEW TAX OR INCREASING THE RATE OF ANY EXISTING TAX, SHALL THE TOWN OF EAGLE BE AUTHORIZED TO RETAIN AND EXPEND WITHOUT LIMITATION THE EXCESS REVENUE RECEIVED BY THE TOWN FROM THE LODGING TAX LEVIED PURSUANT TO BALLOT ISSUE 2A PASSED BY THE TOWN'S REGISTERED ELECTORS ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020; WITH 50% OF THE REVENUES FROM SUCH TAX TO BE USED FOR THE PRESERVATION OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS; THE ACQUISITION, MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF OPEN SPACE BUFFER ZONES, TRAILS, WILDLIFE HABITATS AND WETLAND PRESERVATION; CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF SOFT PATH RECREATION TRAILS CONNECTING TO THE EXISTING EAGLE AREA TRAILS SYSTEM; AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITIES SUCH AS RESTROOMS, PARKING AREAS, AND OTHER PHYSICAL IMPROVEMENTS THAT IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF THE EXPERIENCE FOR USERS OF TOWN OPEN SPACE AND ADJACENT LANDS; AND WITH 50% OF THE REVENUES FROM SUCH TAX TO BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF GENERAL MARKETING AND PROMOTION OF THE TOWN OF EAGLE AND THE MARKETING AND PROMOTION OF TOWN OF EAGLE EVENTS?

                ­­­­_____ YES/FOR                                                                                 ­­­­_____ NO/AGAINST

 

Any person registered to vote in Eagle County Precinct No. 5, No. 27 or No. 32 and residing in the Eagle Town limits is qualified to vote on council candidates and those electors living within the Downtown Development District are eligible to vote on Ballot Question 2B.

 

BALLOTS WILL BE MAILED to all eligible and qualified registered voters at their current address beginning October 17, 2022. The ballot issued to you will only contain those questions on which you are eligible and qualified to vote. Voter registration changes can be made online by visiting www.GoVoteColorado.gov. The last day to request a ballot to be mailed is October 31, 2022. Voters who make changes to their registration online after October 31, 2022, must visit a Voter Service and Polling Center to obtain a ballot. Ballots will not be forwarded.

 

Voters who do not receive a ballot should call the Eagle County Clerk at 970-328-8715 for instructions. 

 

BALLOTS RETURNED by mail must be received before 7:00 p.m. on November 8, 2022. Postmarks are not acceptable.

 

24-HOUR BALLOT BOX

 

Locations - Open October 24

 

Eagle Clerk and Recorder’s Office

500 Broadway

Eagle, CO 81631

 

Edwards Mountain Recreation Field House

450 Miller Ranch Road

Edwards, CO 81632

 

Avon Clerk and Recorder’s Office

100 W. Beaver Creek Boulevard

Avon, CO 81620

 

Town of Basalt

101 Midland Avenue

Basalt, CO 81621

 

El Jebel Clerk and Recorder’s Office

20 Eagle County Drive

El Jebel, CO 81623


FOR QUESTIONS regarding the municipal election, call the Eagle Town Clerk at 970-328-9623. For questions regarding the general mail ballot election, call the Eagle County Clerk at 970-328-8715. 

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

                                                                                             Designated Election Official Town of Eagle

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