PUBLIC NOTICE: TO ALL REGISTERED VOTERS

TO ALL REGISTERED VOTERS:

NOTICE OF MAIL BALLOT ELECTION TO INCREASE TAXES ON A REFERRED MEASURE

TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW

JEFFERSON COUNTY, COLORADO

Election Date:            Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Designated Election Official Address and Telephone Number:

Sarah A. Albright, CMC, Town Clerk

Town of Mountain View

4176 Benton Street

Mountain View, Colorado 80212

Telephone: 303-421-7282

Ballot Title and Text:

BALLOT ISSUE 2A:

SHALL THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW TAXES BE INCREASED BY AN ESTIMATED FOUR THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-EIGHT DOLLARS AND TWENTY-SIX CENTS ($4,378.26) ANNUALLY AND BY WHATEVER AMOUNTS AS MAY BE COLLECTED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE IMPOSITION OF A SHORT-TERM RENTAL TAX ON EACH LEASE OR RENTAL OF ANY DWELLING UNIT NOT ALREADY TAXED AS A HOTEL, MOTEL, OR OTHER PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVEN AND ONE HALF PERCENT (7.5%), AND SHALL THE FULL PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAXES AT SUCH RATES AND ANY EARNINGS THEREON BE COLLECTED, RETAINED, AND SPENT, AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE WITHOUT LIMITATION OR CONDITION, AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE COLLECTION, RETENTION, OR SPENDING OF ANY OTHER REVENUES OR FUNDS BY THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW UNDER ARTICLE X SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?

Total TOWN Fiscal Year Spending:

Fiscal Year

2019 (ESTIMATED)                                     $ 2,139,194.00

2018 (ACTUAL)                                           $ 2,221,691.26

2017 (actual)                                           $ 2,160,288.82

2016 (actual)                                         $ 1,869,307.33

2015 (actual)                                           $ 1,355,371.00

Overall percentage change from 2015 to 2019:                 63.3%

Overall dollar change from 2015 to 2019:                 $ 783,823.00

FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR ESTIMATES:

Town Estimate of the Maximum dollar amount of the proposed tax increase for fiscal year 2020 (the First full fiscal year of the proposed tax):

Ballot issue no. 2A: $4,378.26

Town estimated 2020 fiscal year spending without the TAX INCREASE proposed by ballot issue no. 2A: $ 2,246,153.70

Summary of Written Comments FOR Ballot Issue 2A:

Voting Yes will increase revenues for the Town. There are residents who own short term rental properties, in a residential zoned area, that should be required to pay taxes as other existing businesses do.

Summary of Written Comments AGAINST Ballot Issue 2A:

No comments were filed by the constitutional deadline.