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A sales tax instead

We are being told we need around $800 million to meet our stormwater infrastructure requirements. The Pikes Peak Stormwater Task Force, a group of like-minded citizens and consultants, has created a proposal to fund and manage this work. City councilors and county commissioners support their proposal, and the ballot question will go before voters in November.

Will the voters approve it? I seriously doubt it.

The Task Force has proposed that funding come from a complex methodology focusing on "impervious surface" amounts. It is unknown why road users are exempt; why we'll collect fees from local governments, which will get 100 percent of their payments returned to them; and why schools and nonprofits — underfunded and vital to our community — are subject to this fee.

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Marian House Soup Kitchen

Is in urgent need of ground beef. The kitchen is experiencing an ongoing shortage of beef, which is a staple of the 600 meals it serves daily. Any donation is welcome, though 5- or 10-pound tubes are preferred for storage and convenience. Donations can be dropped off at the house (on the west side of the building at the dock) between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays.
Marian House, 14 W. Bijou St.

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