Voter Information

  • On Aug. 14, 2018, the Westminster Public Schools (WPS) Board of Education voted to place a mill levy override on the November 6 ballot to raise $9.9 million a year to support the operations, program, construction and maintenance needs in WPS. The ballot language approved by the WPS Board of Education is available online here.

    What's on the Ballot?

    WPS will propose an increase of taxes by $9.9 million in 2018 for collection in 2019. Some projects include:

    • Improving school safety and security

    • Expanding existing vocational/career programs

    • Create partnerships with organizations like the Boys and Girls Club to enable and enhance learning opportunities for community youth

    • Attracting and retaining highly-effective teachers, mental health professionals, and counselors


    The board also voted on a resolution supporting the passage of Amendment 73, a statewide campaign to raise $1.6 billion a year for education funding in Colorado. On Aug. 9, the Colorado Secretary of State’s office announced that the citizen-initiated ballot measure had gathered enough signatures to place the issue before voters. Read the details about the Initial Fiscal Impact Statement online here. It is estimated, that if passed, the Great Schools, Thriving Communities measure would bring an additional $16.5 million a year to WPS.