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Marijuana, child care and Amendment 66: A Summit County guide to the November 5 election

The Old Courthouse, 208 E. Lincoln Avenue in Breckenridge, is the site of one of three Voter Service Polling Centers offering mail-in ballot drop off, in-person voting and ballot replacement services from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day. Services also will be available at the County Commons, Buffalo Mountain Room, 37 Peak One Drive in Frisco and at the Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway in Silverthorne.

The Old Courthouse, 208 E. Lincoln Avenue in Breckenridge, is the site of one of three Voter Service Polling Centers offering mail-in ballot drop off, in-person voting and ballot replacement services from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day. Services also will be available at the County Commons, Buffalo Mountain Room, 37 Peak One Drive in Frisco and at the Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway in Silverthorne.

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:

• 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

Proposition AAlocal and Colorado retail marijuana tax initiatives

Local tax initiativesDillon and Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District

Early childhood education — Breckenridge and Summit County

Blue River 2.5 percent sales tax initiative

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