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Certified Ballot for 2015 General Municipal ElectionCertification Proof DEO Approval Signature: Vote Both Sides Date: Official Ballot For Boulder County, Colorado November 03, 2015 2015 Boulder County Coordinated Election Precinct 403 -DS -01 Hillary Hall Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Instructions for voting: Please use a black or blue pen to mark your ballot. To vote for your choice in each contest, completely fill in the box provided to the left of your choice. IF YOU VOTE FOR MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ALLOWED CHOICES IN A RACE, YOUR VOTES IN THAT RACE WILL NOT BE COUNTED. If you tear, deface, or wrongly mark this ballot, retum it and request a replacement, not exceeding three in all. Boulder Valley School District RE -2 Director District G (4 Years) Vote for One) Richard L. Garcia "WARNING: Any person who, by use of force or other means, unduly influences an eligible elector to vote in any particular manner or to refrain from voting, or who falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any mail battot before or after it has been cast, or who destroys, defaces, mutilates, or tampers with a ballot is subject, upon conviction, to imprisonment, or to a fine, or both." CRS 1-7.5-107(3)(b) City of Boulder Council Candidates Following are the candidates for City Council. You may vote for up to five (5) candidates. If you vote for five (5) or less, your votes in this race will be counted. If you vote for more than five (5), your votes in this race will not be counted. Jared Kaszuba Lisa Morzel EJ Leonard May EJ Logan Wolff Q Edward Jabari •1 Cha Cha Spinrad Bob Yates •1 Aaron Brackett •1 Julianne McCabe •• Bill Rigler Tim Plass 11 Cindy Carlisle MISuzanne Jones 11 Michael Kruteck Q Comrade Keith Percy 11 Jyotsna Raj Jan Burton QDon Cote Ballot questions referred by the general assembly or any political subdivision are listed by letter, and ballot questions initiated by the people are listed numerically. A ballot question listed as an "amendment" proposes a change to the Colorado constitution, and a ballot question listed as a "proposition" proposes a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes. A "yes/for" vote on any ballot question is a vote in favor of changing current law or existing circumstances, and a "nolagainst" vote on any ballot question is a vote against changing current law or existing circumstances. Proposition BB (STATUTORY) MAY THE STATE RETAIN AND SPEND STATE REVENUES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD BE REFUNDED FOR EXCEEDING AN ESTIMATE INCLUDED IN THE BALLOT INFORMATION BOOKLET FOR PROPOSITION AA AND USE THESE REVENUES TO PROVIDE FORTY MILLION DOLLARS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND FOR OTHER NEEDS, SUCH AS LAW ENFORCEMENT, YOUTH PROGRAMS, AND MARIJUANA EDUCATION AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS, INSTEAD OF REFUNDING THESE REVENUES TO RETAIL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITIES, RETAIL MARIJUANA PURCHASERS, AND OTHER TAXPAYERS? Q YES/FOR Q NO/AGAINST Boulder Valley School District RE -2 Director District A (4 Years) Vote for One) Denny McCloskey 11 Shelly Benford Boulder Valley School District RE -2 Director District C (4 Years) Inal. One) Chris Barge Susan D. Femmer 11 Kathy Gebhardt CITY OF BOULDER BAILLOT ISSUE 2N SHORT-TERM RENTAL TAX' SHALL CITY OF BOULDEI.LTAXES BE INCREASED BY UP TO 5400,000.00 ANNUALLY (INITHE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR) AND BY1WHATEVER AMOUNTS AS MAY BE COLLECTED ANNUALLY THEREAETER BWTHE.IMPOSITION OF A SHORT-TE(2MIRENTAL TAX ON EACH LEASE.ORRENTAL, OF ANY DWELLING UNIT, NOT ALREADY TAXED AS A HOTEL, MOTEL OR OTHER PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVEN AND'ONE-HALF PERCENT, TO FUND ADMINISTRATION. ENFORCEMENT AND ALL OTHER REASONABLE EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH ADMINISTERING THE SJiORT-TERM RENTAL PROGRAM WITH ANY ADDITIONAL FUNDS GOING TO CREATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING FROM JANUARY 1, 2016; AND IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, SHALL THE FULL PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAXES AT SUCH RATES AND ANY EARNINGS THEREON BE COLLECTED, RETAINED, AND SPENT, AS A VOTER -APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE WITHOUT LIMITATION OR CONDITION, AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE COLLECTION, RETENTION, OR SPENDING OF ANY OTHER REVENUES OR FUNDS BY THE CITY OF BOULDER UNDER ARTICLE X SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW? 0 FOR THE MEASURE Q AGAINST THE MEASURE City of Boulder Ballot Question 20 Utility Occupation Tax Extension Without raising additional taxes, shall that portion of the city's utility occupation tax on public utility companies that deliver electricity and natural gas to customers in the city that replaced the franchise fee paid by Public Service Company and supports general revenue needs of the city be extended from its current expiration date of December 31. 2017 and expire on December 31: 2022 with the revenues of the existing tax as extended being used to continue to support local govemment services, and shall the revenue from such tax extension and all earnings thereon (regardless of amount) constitute a voter approved revenue change, and an exception to the revenue and spending limits of Article X. Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution? Q For the Measure Q Against the Measure Boulder Valley School District RE -2 Director District D (4 Years) Vote for One) r� Sam Fuqua City of Boulder Ballot Question 2P Climate Action Plan Tax Extension Without raising additional taxes, shall the existing climate action plan excise tax be extended for five years for the purpose of continuing to provide incentives, services, and other assistance to Boulder residents and businesses to improve energy efficiency, expand the use of renewable energy, and take other necessary steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, at the current rate of 80.0049 per kilowatt hour (kwh) for residential customers, 80.0009 per kwh for commercial customers, and 50.0003 per kwh for industrial customers on electricity consumed, from its current expiration of March 31, 2018. through March 31, 2023 as a voter -approved revenue change? Q For the Measure Q Against the Measure City of Boulder Ballot Question 2Q Amending Charter Provisions Regarding Library Commission Shall the Charter be amended to make changes so that the powers and govemance of the Library Commission and the uses of the Library Fund are updated to be consistent with other advisory commissions as specified in Ordinance No. 8055? Q For the Measure 0 Against the Measure City of Boulder Ballot Question 2R Amending Charter Provisions Regarding Compensation for Council Members Shall Section 7 of the Charter be amended pursuant to Ordinance No. 8052 to add an annual salary for council members in the amount of 510,000, with an annual increase equal to the percentage increase in the consumer price index and to add health benefits equivalent to those received by city employees? Q For the Measure Q Against the Measure Vote Both Sides Certification Proof Vote Both Sides Official Ballot For Boulder County, Colorado November 03, 2015 2015 Boulder County Coordinated Election Precinct 403 -DS -01 City of Boulder Ballot Question No. 300 Neighborhood Right to Vote on Land Use Regulation Changes Shall the Boulder Home Rule Charter be amended to give residents of neighborhoods the right to vote on certain changes to land use regulations for residential developments that may have an impact on their quality of life, neighborhood character or property values, including without limitation those That increase the maximum allowable building height, size, density, floor areas, or occupancy limits, changes to allowable uses, or reductions in on-site parking requirements, required setbacks, or solar access protection, or change zoning district designations or regulations within residential neighborhoods; and shall such neighborhoods be contiguous areas reasonably demarcated by the city that contain al least a portion of the MH, RE, RL -1&2, RM -1,2&3. RMX-1&2, RH-1-7 or RR -1&2 zoning districts, including without limitation at least 65 separate neighborhoods listed in the petition; and such other neighborhoods as the city may reasonably identify; and shall any changes to these land use regulations or combinations of neighborhoods adopted by city council not be effective for 60 days, and if within such 60 days, one or more residential neighborhood submits a petition signed by 10 percent of the registered electors of the neighborhood meeting the referendum requirements of the charter, such changes shall not be effective for that neighborhood unless approved by the voters of such neighborhood; and shall there be a separate election for each residential neighborhood that has submitted a proper petition; and shall the city pay the costs of such elections; and related details as set forth in the initiative petition for This measure? 0 For the Measure Q Against the Measure Boulder Valley School District RE -2 Ballot Question 3A Without increasing taxes, shall Boulder Valley School District No. RE -2 be authorized to lease current excess capacity on its existing fiber optic networks or to otherwise provide high-speed intemet services (advanced services), telecommunications services, and/or cable television services, including any new and improved high bandwidth services based on future technologies, to schools, libraries, residents, businesses, nonprofit entities, and other users or subscribers of such services, either directly or indirectly, by contract and/or through sale or purchase of resale or wholesale services, with public or private sector partners, as expressly permitted with voter approval by Article 27, Title 29 of the Colorado Revised Statutes? Q Yes Q No City of Boulder Ballot Question No. 301 New Development Shall Pay Its Own Way Shall the Boulder Home Rule Charter be amended to prevent the city, to the extent allowed by state and federal law, from approving new development that does not fully pay for or otherwise provide additional facilities and services to fully offset the additional burdens imposed by the new development; such facilities and services to include without limitation police, fire -rescue, parks and recreation, public libraries, housing, human services, senior services, parking services, transportation, and open space and mountain parks, but exempting utilities that have set services standards including water, wastewater, flood control, and electric; and to require the city council to apply standards and practices reasonably designedJto achieve the requirements of this section, that are consistent with generally accepted professional standards and practices where they exist, and that consider indirect revenues and contributions from new development, such as sales and use tax paid by occupants; and to require the standards for transportation facilities and services to include without limitation emergency response times, daily vehicle miles traveled within the city, and travel times on designated streets during moming and evening peak and near -peak hours; and shall the city council by a vote of six members be able to exempt permanently affordable housing or publicly -owned new developments from this section; and shall new development with a complete and proper application for a building permit, or a change of use permit as of the date of passage of this section, be exempt from the requirements of this section, but only for the construction or change of use covered by the permit or change of use application as submitted! and shall the city manager be required to report annually all standards used and a summary of the measurements and actions taken and analyses performed to satisfy this section; and setting forth related details set forth in the initialed petition for this measure? 0 For the Measure Q Against the Measure .411 n, Vote Both Sides