November 2017 Elections

NOVEMBER 7, 2017 ELECTION
City Council Seats

The Candidates for City Council are:

Ward 4 – Meghan Rozell and Scott Marshall

Ward 5 – Jeff Regester and Melissa Trenary

 

Ballot Question

A 6% daily tax to be levied on Hotel and Motel Rooms and Campsites.

Ballot Language:

SHALL THE CITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK TAXES BE INCREASED BY AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($600,000.00) ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FISCAL YEAR AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY IN EACH SUBSEQUENT YEAR BY THE LEVY OF A LODGING TAX IN THE AMOUNT OF 6 PERCENT (6%) PER DAY, OR SUCH LESSER AMOUNT AS THE CITY COUNCIL DETERMINES, PER OCCUPIED LODGING ROOM OR ACCOMMODATION, ON THE PROVISION OF LODGING UPON EVERY PERSON OR BUSINESS THAT FURNISHES ANY HOTEL ROOM, MOTEL ROOM, LODGING ROOM, MOTOR HOTEL ROOM, GUEST HOUSE ROOM, RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PAD, OR OTHER SIMILAR ACCOMMODATION FOR CONSIDERATION (ON A NONCOMPLIMENTARY BASIS) FOR LESS THAN ONE (1) MONTH OR THIRTY (30) CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITHIN THE CITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK, COMMENCING ON JANUARY 1, 2018, AND SHALL THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAX AND INVESTMENT INCOME THEREON CONSTITUTE VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGES AND BE COLLECTED AND SPENT BY THE CITY WITH THE MONEY RAISED TO BE USED FOR ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM, AND MARKETING, WITHOUT REGARD TO ANY EXPENDITURE, REVENUE-RAISING, OR OTHER LIMITATION CONTAINED IN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20, OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION.

 

Click Here for City Council Resolution RES 2017-03.1

 

Please contact Margaret Hazlett, City Clerk at 719-689-2502 with any questions you may have.