|2016-11-10 by BP|
|Voters agree with four of Longmont Area Chamber's seven ballot positions|
Voters agree with four of Longmont Area Chamber’s seven ballot positions
While the top of the ticket gained the most national attention in the Nov. 8, 2016 election, voters also spoke out on several positions that will impact Longmont and Colorado businesses immediately and in the future.
Before the election, the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors took pro-business and pro-community stances on seven ballot issues. Voters agreed with four of those.
Here’s the recap.
Amendment 69: State health care system (statewide results)
Amendment 70: State minimum wage (statewide results)
Amendment 71: Constitutional amendment “Raise the Bar”
Boulder County Issue 1A: Road and bridge mill levy
Boulder County Issue 1B: Open space tax extension
Boulder County Issue 1C: Sustainability tax extension
St. Vrain Valley School District Issue 3A: Capital improvement bond
“We’re known as the Voice of Business in the Longmont area,” Chamber Chair Kyle Snyder said. “All our positions were vetted by the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee, then sent on to the full board for a vote.”
The Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce is an independent non-profit association of more than 700 local businesses, organizations and individuals.