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Ballot issue 3: Telecommunications agreements

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Of the issues on the ballot for the City of Colorado Springs Municipal Election is an option for voters to approve or decline of the city working closely with telecommunications firms.

Exact ballot language:


Issue 3: Referred to the ballot by City Council on January 10, 2017, by Resolution 4-17

WITHOUT INCREASING TAXES, SHALL THE CITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE, OR TO FACILITATE OR PARTNER OR COORDINATE WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR THE PROVISION OF, "ADVANCED (HIGH-SPEED INTERNET) SERVICE," "CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE," AND "TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICE," EITHER DIRECTLY, INDIRECTLY, OR BY CONTRACT, TO RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, NONPROFIT, GOVERNMENT OR OTHER SUBSCRIBERS AND TO ACQUIRE, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN ANY FACILITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING SUCH SERVICES, RESTORING LOCAL AUTHORITY AND FLEXIBILITY THAT WAS TAKEN AWAY BY TITLE 29, ARTICLE 27, PART 1 OF THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES?



Ballots will reach registered voters' mailboxes between March 10th and March 20th. The deadline for all ballots to be dropped off or mailed-in is April 4th. 

Keep up with the ballot issues and city council candidates with our Election Watch section

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