All active voters within the City of Steamboat Springs will be mailed a Special Election Ballot to decide if they support or reject the annexation agreement ordinance passed by City Council. The special election is asking electors of the City of Steamboat Springs the following question:
"Shall the City of Steamboat Springs ("City") adopt Ordinance No. 2933 to annex approximately four hundred twenty acres of real property owned by the Yampa Valley Housing Authority ("YVHA") and known as Brown Ranch for the purpose of developing affordable and attainable housing in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Annexation Agreement between the City and YVHA dated Oct. 17, 2023?"
During the Special Mail Ballot Election, voter services will be available from city offices at 124 10th Street from 8am to 5pm, weekdays from March 18-25 and then from 7am to 7pm on Election Day, March 26. Services include voter registration assistance, disabled access voting assistance, ballots for newly registered voters, and replacement ballots.
Ballots must be returned to the City of Steamboat Springs by 7pm on March 26, 2024. Voters can use the secure 24-hour ballot drop box behind the downtown Routt County Historic Courthouse (522 Lincoln Ave) starting March 7, 2024. The ballot box is accessible from 6th Street via the alley behind the building.