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Ordinance No. 80521 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ORDINANCE NO. 8052 AN ORDINANCE SUBMITTING TO THE REGISTERED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF BOULDER AT THE SPECIAL MUNICIPAL COORDINATED ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015, THE QUESTION OF AMENDING SECTION 7 OF THE BOULDER HOME RULE CHARTER, RELATING TO COUNCIL COMPENSATION, BY ADDING AN ANNUAL SALARY IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000, SUBJECT TO ANNUAL ESCALATION IN A PERCENTAGE EQUAL TO THE INCREASE IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INCREASE, PROVIDING FOR COUNCIL MEMBERS TO RECEIVED HEALTH BENEFITS EQUIVALENT TO THOSE RECEIVED BY CITY EMPLOYEES AND SETTING FORTH RELATED DETAILS. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO: Section 1. A special municipal coordinated election will be held in the city of Boulder, county of Boulder and state of Colorado, on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Section 2. At that election, a question shall be submitted to the electors of the city of Boulder entitled by law to vote, that will allow voters to consider the following amendment to Section 7 of the city Charter pertaining to compensation for council members. The material to be added to the Charter is shown by double underlining and material to be deleted is shown stricken through with solid lines. Sec. 7. - Compensation. Council members shall receive as compensation $400:00210,.00 per meeting at which a quorum of city council is present, not to exceed fifty-two meetings per calendar year, plus an annual salary of $10,000 per year, p e s scally on the same schedule used for salaried ci employees withboth the per meeting navment and annual salary subiec. t to an annual escalation each January 1 in a percentage equivalent to any increase over the past year in the Consumer Price Index (All Items) for the statistical area which includes the city maintained by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; this amendment shall become effective January 1, 2016.1.990. Council members may elect to r -s ive_benefits Under the -same terms and conditions that are available to full-time_city employes including wst´┐Żut_limitat n participation in city health, visiQ 1, a n I in r 1 n For K ICCCOIo-5052-3rd rdg-2391 doc 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 purposes of this section only, a "meeting" shall mean a gathering of a quorum of the council, which gathering is noticed to the public as a regular or special meeting as provided in this Charter. Section 3. The official ballot shall contain the following ballot title, which shall also be the designation and submission clause for the measure: Ballot Question No. 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 $10,000, 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? FOR THE MEASURE AGAINST THE MEASURE Section 4. If a majority of all the votes cast at the election on the measure submitted are for the measure, the measure shall be deemed to have passed and the charter shall be amended as provided in this ordinance. Section 5. The election shall be conducted under the provisions of the Colorado Constitution, the Charter and ordinances of the city the Boulder Revised Code, 1981, and this ordinance, and all contrary provisions of the statutes of the state of Colorado are hereby superseded. Section 6. The officers of the city are authorized to take all action necessary or appropriate to effectuate the provisions of this ordinance and to contract with the county clerk to conduct the election for the city. K 1CCCO\o-8052-3rd rdg-2391.doc 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 I4 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Section 7. If any section, paragraph, clause, or provision of this ordinance shall for any reason be held to be invalid or unenforceable, such decision shall not affect any of the remaining provisions of this ordinance. Section 8. This ordinance is necessary to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the city, and covers matters of local concern. Section 9. The City Council deems it appropriate that this ordinance be published by title only and orders that copies of this ordinance be made available in the office of the city clerk for public inspection and acquisition. INTRODUCED, READ ON FIRST READING, AND ORDERED PUBLISHED BY TITLE ONLY this 16th day of June, 2015. Attest: City Clerk READ ON SECOND READING, AMENDED, AND ORDERED PUBLISHED BY TITLE ONLY this 18th day of August, 2015. Attest: City Clerk 2X,f,ezn: K ICCCOIo-8052-3rd rdg-2391.doc 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 READ ON THIRD READING, PASSED, ADOPTED, AND ORDERED PUBLISHED BY TITLE ONLY this 151 day of September, 2015. Attest: 1-&f---- City Clerk , r K 1CCCOlo-8052-3rd rdg-2391 doc Mayor