Protecting Our Outdoor Spaces is the Easiest Way to Maintain Our Quality of Life
HELP PROTECT PARKS, TRAILS, HISTORIC RESOURCES, AND OPEN SPACE IN DOUGLAS COUNTY
Voting YES will provide approximately $300M to YOU over the next 15 years for YOUR parks, trails, open space, historic preservation, and conservation in Douglas County WITHOUT RAISING TAXES!
Vote YES by November 8th!
YOU HAVE BENEFITED FROM THIS PROGRAM FOR MORE THAN 28 YEARS.
Regional Park enhancements for Highland Heritage, Challenger Regional Parks, and the Bluffs Regional Park.
Hundreds of miles of trails (including the construction of the East-West Regional Trail, the Cherry Creek Trail, and Colorado Front Range Trail) for you to hike, bike, watch wildlife and get away from the hustle and bustle.
For every $1 of sales tax funds spent, Douglas County has received $2.92 in partnership funding.
Significant open space has been permanently protected, including the Greenland and Spruce Mountain Open Space properties. These are important for wildlife corridors, community buffers, and scenic views along I-25.
Historic sites and buildings protected, including Prairie Canyon Ranch and Sandstone Ranch, preserving our cultural heritage.
Vote YES on November 8 to continue the programs that support our outdoor spaces!
Douglas County is one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States. To maintain the quality of life that makes it one of the best places to live, it’s vital to vote YES on this initiative to preserve and protect our parks, trails, and open spaces.
of Douglas County residents agree preserving natural land and wildlife habit is important
of Douglas County residents think funding county and municipal parks and outdoor recreation is important
of Douglas County residents believe funding historic preservation and maintenance is important
How Will the Douglas County Parks, Trails, Historic Resources, and Open Space Fund Be Used?
(simple ownership, partnership, or easement interest for open spaces or land for trails, access, or open space land)
PARKS AND TRAILS
The spaces we enjoy today need to be protected beyond 2023!
Without the continuation of the .017 cent sales-and-use tax, there will be no continued funding for important open space conservation that may otherwise be lost and park and trail funding will be cut by more than ⅓ and we’ll lose the $3 of matching funds for every $1 raised by the sales-and-use tax, affecting the quality of life for Douglas County families.