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Policy Summary

Establishes a sales tax to fund a grant-making program called the Healthy Food For Denver's Kids Initiative.

Background Information

State Colorado
Jurisdiction Name Denver
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 200,000-800,000
Legal Strategies
  • Creates a fund, enables access to a funding stream
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

The Healthy Food for Denver's Kids Initiative is focused on children. § 53-27(j).

Health-related goal?
Yes

See reference to "Healthy Food for Denver Kids." § 53-27(j).

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
Yes

The manager of finance for the City and County of Denver is authorized to create forms or regulations for the making of returns, the ascertainment, assignment and collection of the tax, and for the proper administration and enforcement thereof. § 53-23.

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
Yes

The monies collected from the sales tax fund a new grant-making program called the Healthy Food for Denver's Kids Initiative. § 53-27(j).

Code context and ordinance history

This policy is located in Denver, Colorado Code of Ordinances, Chapter 53 - Taxation and Miscellaneous Revenue, Article II - Sales Tax, Division 1 - Generally, Section 53-27 - Retailers to collect tax. History: Ord. No. 666-81, § 1, 12-14-81; Ord. No. 638-84, § 11, 12-3-84; Ord. No. 536-85, § 1, 10-15-85; Ord. No. 465-86, §§ 2, 3, 7-28-86; Ord. No. 480-86, § 1, 8-5-86; Ord. No. 717-86, § 1, 10-27-86; Ord. No. 557-87, § 1, 10-5-87; Ord. No. 302-88, § 1, 5-23-88; Ord. No. 69-89, § 1, 2-21-89; Ord. No. 973-99, § 1, 12-27-99; Ord. No. 773-02, § 1, 9-30-02; Ord. No. 556-06, § 2, 8-7-06; Ord. No. 853-06, § 1, 12-26-06; Ord. No. 400-09, § 1, 7-20-09; Ord. No. 614-09, § 1, 10-26-09; Ord. No. 449-14, § 3, 8-11-14, elec. 11-4-14; Ord. No. 159-15, § 1, 4-13-15; Ord. No. 111-16, § 1, 3-14-16; Ord. No. 528-17, § 6, 6-26-17; Ord. No. 641-18, § 2, 7-16-18; Ord. No. 1420-18, § 2, 12-10-18.

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