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3 years 4 months ago

Parks group drops tax effort for now

Voters will not get to decide whether to raise taxes for parks this fall. The group Great Parks Great Communities officially pulled their request for a ballot initiative at Tuesday's county commissioners meeting. They had wanted to ask voters for a dedicated sales tax increase of 15 cents on...

3 years 5 months ago

Parks tax proposal on the table

A citizens group in El Paso County called "Great Park - Great Communities" is hoping voters would pay a little more sales tax to keep area parks maintained. The proposal would increase sales tax in El Paso County .15 of 1% for park maintenance. That's 1.5 cents of tax...

3 years 6 months ago

Group pushes for tax initiative for parks

Would you vote for a tax increase if the money was dedicated specifically to parks? That's the question that a group calling themselves Great Parks Great Communities wants to put before voters this fall. They announced plans Tuesday to ask El Paso County Commissioners to put a measure on...

3 years 6 months ago

Parks group to seek ballot initiative

A group calling themselves Great Parks - Great Communities plans to ask the El Paso County Commissioners to approve a ballot initiative seeking a 0.015 percent sales tax increase to fund operations and basic maintenance of parks, trails and open spaces in the county. The Sustainable Parks Initiative is...

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