Voter Approved Ballot Measures

Throughout the years voters in Summit County have approved the following ballot measures intended to help develop local resident housing throughout all of Summit County to help local workers and their families continue to live in our community; including but not limited to constructing affordable workforce rental and owner-occupied housing units. 

2006-5A

Summit Combined Housing Authority Referred Measure 5A

Summit Combined Housing Authority Referred Measure 5A Authorizing a temporary sales and use tax of one eighth of one percent (0.125%) over a period of 10 years, and a development impact fee of two dollars or less per square foot of new construction to be used for affordable housing purposes without limitation or condition under Article X, Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution.

2008-1A

Summit County Referred Measure 1A

Summit County Referred Measure 1A is a twelve-year property tax levy, approved by voters in November 2008 ad effective January 1, 2010, establishing an ongoing funding mechanism for affordable housing projects (among other County needs, such as open space preservation and wildfire prevention).

2015-5A

Summit Combined Housing Authority Referred Measure 5A Extension 

Summit Combined Housing Authority Referred Measure 5A authorizing the extension of a sales and use tax of one eighth of one percent (0.125%) within Summit County, commencing January 1, 2017, and continuing thereafter as a voter-approved revenue change under Article X, Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution.  

2016-5A

Summit Combined Housing Authority Referred Measure 5A

Summit Combined Housing Authority Referred Measure 5A - Authorizing a temporary sales tax of six tenths of one percent (0.6%) within Summit County, over a period of 10 years, to be used for affordable housing purposes.