Marijuana, child care and Amendment 66: A Summit County guide to the November 5 election
November 5, 2013
Tuesday, November 5 is Election Day and several locations are available for Summit County residents to drop off their mail-in ballot, if they haven't done so already.
Ballots may be dropped off between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the following locations:
• Frisco Town Hall — 1 Main Street, Frisco
• Dillon Town Hall — 275 Lake Dillon Drive, Dillon
• Silverthorne Town Hall — 601 Center Circle, Silverthorne
Voter Service Polling Centers, which will offer the additional services of in-person voting and ballot replacement, also will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at:
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• Old Courthouse — 208 E. Lincoln Ave. Breckenridge
• County Commons — Buffalo Mountain Room, 37 Peak One Drive, Frisco
• Silverthorne Pavilion — 400 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne
Several local and state tax initiatives have been proposed on the Nov. 5 ballot ranging from close to $1 billion in funding for public school education to local and state retail and excise taxes on marijuana sales.
Summit County towns also are proposing a variety of ballot questions, including Breckenridge, which is trying to maintain funds for early childhood education; Dillon, which is looking to boost funds through a user-based tax on recreational rental activity; and Blue River, which is hoping to capture lost revenues by imposing a 2.5 percent retail sales tax on utilities, as well as future commercial activity.
For more information about local and state ballot initiatives, follow the links below:
• Amendment 66 — public school funding
• Early childhood education — Breckenridge and Summit County
• Blue River 2.5 percent sales tax initiative