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City of Laramie 6th Penny Projects previous ballots
Projects Supported by previous Specific Purpose Tax Ballots are listed below. For more information on this project please email the Pennies Build Community Team by clicking here.
On February 9, 2010 the Laramie City Council passed Resolution No. 2010-09 B establishing the Specific Purpose Tax Project list of the City of Laramie regarding the proposition for the imposition of a one percent (1%) specific purpose excise tax in Albany County, Wyoming in a total amount of $27,720,000 to the City of Laramie. The specific allocations to those projects is listed below:
A. $8,067,960 for planning, design, construction and improvements to the city's water infrastructure;
B. $5,950,000 for planning, design, construction and improvements to the city's wastewater infrastructure;
C. $4,900,000 for planning, design, construction and maintenance of street improvements;
D. $1,000,000 for purchase of property surrounding the well heads in Zone I and purchase of property containing vulnerable features in Zone II as defined in the Casper Aquifer Protection Plan;
E. $3,450,000 for planning, design, construction, equipment and improvements for the City's solid waste disposal facilities;
F. $4,352,040 for bonding, interest and other associated costs (any reduction in bonding cost would increase street improvements).
On May 15, 2001 the Laramie City Council passed Resolution No. 2001-17 approving the continued imposition of a one percent (1%) Specific Purpose Tax in Albany County, Wyoming, said proposition to be placed on the ballot at an election to be held in the County on Tuesday, August 21, 2001 providing $25,886,888 to the City of Laramie. The specific allocations to those projects is listed below:
A. $500,000 for the acquisition and/or construction of an outdoor pool;
B. $410,000 for boiler replacement at the Laramie Plains Civic Center;
C. $750,000 to be used for the construction of the Historic Downtown Streetscape;
D. $1,000,000 for remodeling City Hall and boiler replacements;
E. $1,200,000 of which will be used for the acquisition of an indoor ice rink and construction enhancements;
F. $4,500,000 of which will be used for street and water line reconstruction;
G. $5,595,000 of which will be used for the East Side Water Tank project;
H. $9,931,888 of which will be used for construction, furnishings, and equipment for a Community Recreation Center;
I. $2,000,000 of which will be used to fund an operation and maintenance account for the Community Recreation Center.