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October 11, 2022

Boulder County Commissioners Express Support for and Opposition to State and Local Ballot Measures


Boulder County, Colo. -- At their weekly Business Meeting today (October 11), the Boulder County Commissioners unanimously agreed to take positions on many of the state and local ballot measures being decided by voters in November’s election.

The ballot measures listed below speak to public policy goals and priorities identified by the Commissioners as important to the residents of Boulder County.

State Measures

Proposition FF – Healthy School Meals for All: Support

Proposition GG – Add Tax Information to Petitions and Ballots: Support

Proposition 121 – State Income Tax Rate Reduction: Oppose

Proposition 122 – Access to Natural Psychedelic Substances: Oppose

Proposition 124 – Increase Allowable Liquor Store Locations: Oppose

Proposition 125 – Allow Grocery and Convenience Stores to Sell Wine: Oppose

Proposition 126 – Third-Party Delivery of Alcohol Beverages: Oppose

County Measures

1A – Countywide Wildfire Mitigation Sales and Use Tax and Revenue Change: Support

1B – Emergency Services Sales and Use Tax and Revenue Change: Support

1C – Transportation Sales and Use Tax Extension and Revenue Change: Support

Municipal Measures

City of Boulder Issue 2A – Climate Tax Creation and Repeal: Support

City of Boulder Issue 2B – Climate Tax Debt Increase: Support

Town of Erie Issue 3D – Open Space Question: Support

City of Longmont Issue 3C – Revenue Bonds to Fund Resilient St. Vrain Project Improvements: Support

Town of Superior Issue 2M - Marshall Fire Recovery: Support

Detailed analysis of each position can be found in the Business Meeting Agenda.

Find Out More

The Commissioners’ 2022 state legislative agenda is available on the county’s website. Colorado's legislative cycle runs January through May. The Commissioners are scheduled to consider the 2023 state legislative agenda at a public hearing on December 6. Sign up to receive the Commissioners' Advance Agenda for upcoming public meetings and hearings.

Details of the county’s ballot measures can be found on the county’s website.

Visit bouldercounty.gov/elections for more information about the upcoming election.


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