What do you want for Lakewood?

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June update

Check the news feed to find out what you should know about Lakewood's TABOR Fund.

Test your knowledge on what voter-approved funds have been spent on since 2018 with new items "Did you know" news item.

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Join the discussion

Your voice really matters when it comes to the city's finances, and we really want to hear from you during an important conversation that involves Lakewood's funding.

The city's Budget and Audit Board has started this conversation and really needs your thoughts and opinions. This board consists of Lakewood residents and City Council members, and it provides financial oversight of the city's financial statement, annual budget and financial stability. The first step has been to conduct a survey, which closed on April 25. There will be other opportunities for your input, so please stay tuned to this webpage by signing up through the Stay Informed section to the right.

This conversation includes discussing the state law known as the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights or TABOR. Voters statewide approved TABOR in 1992, and it places limits on the budgets for all governments in Colorado including Lakewood, which affects the services provided to you.

Here are ways to learn more:

June update

Check the news feed to find out what you should know about Lakewood's TABOR Fund.

Test your knowledge on what voter-approved funds have been spent on since 2018 with new items "Did you know" news item.

___________________________________________________

Join the discussion

Your voice really matters when it comes to the city's finances, and we really want to hear from you during an important conversation that involves Lakewood's funding.

The city's Budget and Audit Board has started this conversation and really needs your thoughts and opinions. This board consists of Lakewood residents and City Council members, and it provides financial oversight of the city's financial statement, annual budget and financial stability. The first step has been to conduct a survey, which closed on April 25. There will be other opportunities for your input, so please stay tuned to this webpage by signing up through the Stay Informed section to the right.

This conversation includes discussing the state law known as the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights or TABOR. Voters statewide approved TABOR in 1992, and it places limits on the budgets for all governments in Colorado including Lakewood, which affects the services provided to you.

Here are ways to learn more:

  • What to know about Lakewood's TABOR Fund

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    Graphic showing several aspects of the city's TABOR Fund.



  • Did you know?

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    See more Did you know items? in column to the right.





  • Council discusses first survey results

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    At the City Council's study session on May 20, the Budget and Audit Board provided a report to City Council covering the city's financial picture as well as the results of its April survey. The City Council reached consensus to move forward with a second survey of residents to ask them specific questions related to TABOR.

    • Watch the May 20 Study Session
    • Review the financial presentation
    • Review the survey results.
  • TABOR story in graphics

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    What voters approved
    Graphic showing how the TABOR funds are spent. See link to accessible version below graphic.

    Accessible version of TABOR Explained.

    How it was allocated

    Graphic showing the projects that TABOR funds have paid for. Accessible version available below the graphic.

    Accessible version of TABOR Funded Projects.


Page last updated: 14 Jun 2024, 03:27 PM