If the grocery tax was eliminated, would the Town have less resources for transportation needs?

Yes. Part of the Town’s sales tax revenue is allocated to the Transportation Fund. That fund provides for maintenance of streets – including snow removal – as well as for capital projects. Elimination of the grocery tax would impact the resources available annually for street maintenance and construction.

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1. How much in annual revenue does the Town’s sales tax on food produce?
2. Can grocery tax revenue be used to help fund renewable water?
3. If the grocery tax was eliminated, would the Town have less resources for transportation needs?
4. How much in surplus funds does the Town have?
5. What services are funded by local taxes?
6. Is the Town responsible for all public services within Town boundaries?
7. Does the Town of Castle Rock help fund local schools?
8. How is the Town spending voter-approved TABOR revenue?
9. Can you explain why Founders Village is a special Tax district and how money from this tax district is used? Thanks.
10. What is the additional fee on purchases at the Promenade, and to whom does that go?
11. I made a purchase at a Castle Rock grocery store and noted there were 3 sales tax items shown: 4%, 3.9% & 2.9%. I thought Castle Rock’s sales tax was 7.9% total. What is the breakdown for this 10.8%?
12. Where can I find out about the Town’s budget?