Metro district voters weigh in on debt |

Metro district voters weigh in on debt

Daily Staff Report

EAGLE COUNTY ” Voters on Bellyache Ridge in Wolcott and Cotton Ranch in Gypsum held their own elections Tuesday.

Bellyache Ridge Metropolitan District voters overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to take on more debt in order to hook into the Red Sky Ranch water and sewer system. The vote was 51 against the proposal and only nine in favor.

Cotton Ranch Metropolitan District voters by an even larger margin approved a plan to restructure the subdivision’s debt, with no new taxes or repayment costs. The vote on that question was 70 in favor, with only six opposed.

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