Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer: Mental Health Measure Added to November Ballot

The Larimer County Commissioners voted to add a measure to the ballot asking voters to impose a quarter-cent sales tax to pay for a $20 million facility to house treatment for alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, and detoxification. If approved by voters, the tax (25 cents on a $100 purchase) would begin Jan. 1,… Continue reading Larimer: Mental Health Measure Added to November Ballot

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer

Larimer County: Group Pushing for Mental Health Ballot Question

A group called People for a Healthier Larimer County (PHLC) is lobbying for a .025 sales tax increase (25 cents per $100) to build a new mental health facility. The 51,000 SF building would offer 24-hour mental health services. Currently, residents experiencing a mental health crisis have few options; they can go to the emergency… Continue reading Larimer County: Group Pushing for Mental Health Ballot Question