November election http://aspenpublicradio.org en Property Tax Increase If Snowmass Water Measure Passes http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/property-tax-increase-if-snowmass-water-measure-passes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are all sorts of tax measures on the November ballot. We’ve covered proposals that would affect residents in Basalt and Carbondale. Now we take a look at a measure in Snowmass Village and a few </span>surrounding<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;areas.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:38:57 +0000 Elise Thatcher 9656 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Property Tax Increase If Snowmass Water Measure Passes Mountain Edition - October 24th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-october-24th-2013 <p>It’s election time and we’re taking a look at issues on the November ballot and what they could mean for a voter’s tax bill. First, there’s a statewide income tax increase for public schools.</p><p>And, there’s a local proposal to build a rec center in the Mid-Valley. Supporters say will enhance the community, while critics say it would mean hundreds more in property taxes for homeowners.</p><p>Basalt residents are being asked to redevelop land along the Roaring Fork River. The plan forces out more than a hundred people from a trailer park.</p><p>Finally, we’ll hear the latest weather forecast for the coming winter… there’s good news, and bad news.</p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:35 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Marci Krivonen 9335 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - October 24th, 2013 Question 2B: Basalt Voters Mull Whether to Free Up Funds for Riverfront Park http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/question-2b-basalt-voters-mull-whether-free-funds-riverfront-park <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week we’ve been reporting on some of the tax measures that are on the November ballot. One question Basalt voters will see concerns the restoration of the Roaring Fork River running through town. Question </span>2B<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> seeks permission from voters to issue $5 million worth of bonds. The dollars would help move along a project that began with the removal of mobile homes in danger of flooding. Opponents of the measure says it’s rife with problems. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:39:27 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9259 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Question 2B: Basalt Voters Mull Whether to Free Up Funds for Riverfront Park State Law Meant to Ease Process for Voters in November http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/state-law-meant-ease-process-voters-november <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ballots for the November election are being mailed to voters across the state on Tuesday. Some county clerks say this election will be more convenient for voters than past elections, thanks to a new state law. Aspen Public Radio&rsquo;s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports.</span></p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 8857 at http://aspenpublicradio.org State Law Meant to Ease Process for Voters in November Colorado Voters to Decide on How to Tax Recreational Pot http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/colorado-voters-decide-how-tax-recreational-pot <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This fall voters across Colorado will decide how recreational marijuana should be taxed. The state legislature referred a special sales tax and an excise tax to the ballot. As </span>Bente<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Birkeland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports, while the initiative has broad support, there are some who worry it goes too far.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:57:20 +0000 Bente Birkeland 6616 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Colorado Voters to Decide on How to Tax Recreational Pot