Englewood residents agree to pay to improve their city

BY FREDA MIKLIN
GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER

Voters in the City of Englewood were asked ten separate ballot questions on November 8 and they said yes to all of them. 

On the financial side, they agreed to a 0.2% increase in their city sales tax, which will raise almost $2 million annually, to pay for “repaving, repairing, maintaining, and improving city streets and roads.”

They also agreed to pay an additional 0.1% in city sales tax, which will provide another $1 million annually, to fund “alternate policing services to address matters including homelessness, mental health, and addiction.”

City residents also voted for a number of administrative changes, including making certain its city council districts comply with federal law requiring that they be compact, contiguous and contain approximately the same number of voters.

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