Ouray voters asked to extend flume tax

Ouray city residents are being asked to extend a property tax that pays for projects designed to protect homes and businesses from flood damage. The so-called flume tax is a 2.477 mill levy that was originally put into place in the 1980s after a major flood in 1982 caused significant flood damage and required the city to enlarge its two flumes, Portland and Cascade. Voters renewed the tax in 1999…

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