Ballot Language

  • Without increasing taxes, shall the existing voter-approved 10-mill levy of Weld County School District 6, scheduled to expire in 2023, be extended through 2033 (for collection in 2034) when the tax will sunset, to be expended for educational purposes, which include: 

    • Providing competitive, market-value wages to ensure schools have quality support staff like custodians, bus drivers, and food service workers;
    • Providing adequate staff to maintain class sizes and lower them when possible;
    • Strengthening career-focused learning, technical education, and workforce readiness programs, as well as upgrading facilities for these programs;
    • Preserving the program that allows any student to enroll in college-level courses at Aims and UNC at no cos to their families;
    • Providing necessary updates to student textbooks, learning materials, and curriculum; 
    • Maintenance on facilities;
    • Continued upgrades to safety and security systems and practices, including staff training; and
    • Allocating Mill Levy Override revenues based on student count to district charter schools authorized as of July 1, 2022.

     

    With the requirements that the district will be subject to an annual, third-party audit and that spending shall be overseen by an oversight committee of district residents, and shall the district be authorized to collect, retain, and spend all revenues from such taxes and the earnings from the investment of such revenues as a voter approved revenue change and an exception to the limits that should otherwise apply under Article X, Section 20, of the Colorado constitution.