Colorado Springs voters say yes to putting excess tax money towards parks

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - UPDATE (11/6): Springs voters gave a resounding yes to allowing the city to use excess tax money on parks instead of returning to citizens.

Read more on 2B below.

PREVIOUS: Colorado Springs city parks are on the ballot this year.

Specifically, should the city be allowed to keep $7 million in excess tax money towards revitalizing parks?

Parks Director Karen Palus told our news partners at The Gazette that money would go towards repairing, improving and, in some cases, restoring city parks.

The money would otherwise go back to taxpayers, if the issue fails Tuesday.

Click here for a more indepth look at the issue by The Gazette.