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Durango Herald durangoherald.com 14 May, 2022 11:30 am

Campaign sign placed in front of Durango-area church raises questions – The Durango Herald

Campaign sign placed in front of Durango-area church raises questions – The Durango Herald
La Plata County resident Ben Stewart said he was driving by the Church of Christ on Florida Mesa on Monday when something caught his eye: a large campaign sign for U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert. Stewart, w...

Church of Christ on Florida Mesa is tax-exempt, but rules apply when it comes to politicking La Plata County resident Ben Stewart said he was driving by the Church of Christ on Florida Mesa on Monday when something caught his eye: a large campaign sign for U.” Stewart said he has filed a report with the IRS against the Church of Christ on Florida Mesa for displaying the campaign sign.The church is at 620 Highway 172, a busy road, next to Florida Mesa Elementary School.La Plata County Assessor Carrie Woodson said the Church of Christ on Florida Mesa has an assessed property value of $77,770.

“If they’re going to pay their taxes, fine,” Stewart said.Stewart said he filed his report against the church with the IRS on Monday, but hadn’t heard back from the tax agency as of Friday.

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