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8197 - SUBMITTING to the registered electors of the City of Boulder at the special municipal coordinated election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the question of authorizing the city council to increase the sales and use tax by up to 0.3 cents on1 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 8197 AN ORDINANCE SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF BOULDER AT THE MUNICIPAL COORDINATED ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017, TO APPROVE THE BALLOT TITLE FOR THE NOVEMBER 7, 2017 ELECTION TO EXTEND THE 0.3 PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR FOUR YEARS, WHICH WOULD BE USED FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS IN THE CITY OF BOULDER; SETTING FORTH THE BALLOT TITLE; AND SETTING FORTH RELATED DETAILS. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO: Section 1. A municipal coordinated election will be held in the city of Boulder, county of Boulder and state of Colorado, on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Section 2. The official ballot shall contain the following ballot title, which shall also be the designation and submission clause for the issue: Ballot Question No. Extension of 0.3 Cents Sales and Use Tax Of The Community Culture and Safety Tax For Capital Improvements WITHOUT RAISING THE EXISTING TAX RATE, SHALL THE EXISTING COMMUNITY CULTURE AND SAFETY SALES AND USE TAX OF 0.3 CENTS, SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 2017, BE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 31, 2021, WITH THE REVENUE FROM SUCH TAX EXTENSION AND ALL EARNINGS THEREON BE USED TO FUND CITY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS SUCH AS: • APPROXIMATELY $12,500,000 TO RELOCATE FIRE STATION #3; K:\CCCO\o-8197 3rd Rdg (Capital Tax) 9.5-2675.docx • APPROXIMATELY $5,000,000 FOR LIBRARY - NORTH BOULDER BRANCH; • APPROXIMATELY $5,500,000 FOR CITYWIDE RADIO INFRASTRUCTURE REPLACEMENT; • APPROXIMATELY $3,500,000 FOR FOURMILE CANYON CREEK GREENWAYS IMPROVEMENTS - 19TH TO BROADWAY; • APPROXIMATELY $4,200,000 FOR SCOTT CARPENTER POOL REPLACEMENT; AND • APPROXIMATELY $400,000 FOR PUBLIC ART; NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS SUCH AS: • APPROXIMATELY $87,000 FOR GROWING GARDENS - POLLINATOR PAVILION; • APPROXIMATELY $822,500 FOR COMMUNITY CYCLES COMMUNITY CYCLING CENTER; • APPROXIMATELY $1,600,000 FOR MEALS ON WHEELS NEW FACILITY CONSTRUCTION; • APPROXIMATELY $1,750,000 FOR STUDIO ARTS BOULDER - COMMUNITY STUDIO ARTS EDUCATION CENTER; • APPROXIMATELY $1,400,000 FOR CENTER FOR RESOURCE CONSERVATION - ZERO WASTE COMMUNITY CENTER; • APPROXIMATELY $1,250,000 FOR KGNU - COMM ! 'ITY MEDIA CENTER; AND • APPROXIMATELY $1,000,000 FOR BOULDER MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART - MUSEUM RENOVATION; ANY PAYMENTS FROM THIS TAX TO NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS SHALL BE MADE IN COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS, CONDITIONS, TIMING AND FUNDRAISING MATCHING REQUIREMENTS APPROVED BY THE BOULDER CITY COUNCIL; AND ANY REMAINING FUNDS TO BE APPROPRIATED BY THE BOULDER CITY COUNCIL TO FUND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PROJECTS; AND IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, SHALL ANY EARNINGS FROM THE REVENUES FROM SUCH TAX EXTENSION CONSTITUTE A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE K:1CCC010-8197 3rd Rdg (Capital Tax) 9.5-2675.docx 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 AND AN EXCEPTION TO THE REVENUE AND SPENDING LIMITS OF ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION? FOR THE MEASURE AGAINST THE MEASURE Section 3. If this ballot measure is approved by the voters, the Charter shall be so amended, and the City Council may adopt any necessary amendments to the Boulder Revised Code to implement this change. Section 4. 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. The tax established by this measure is intended to be authorized under any lawful means of taxation, including license taxation pursuant to city of Boulder Charter Section 122. Section 5. 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 6. 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 1st day of August 2017. Attest: L- Lynf to Beck City Clerk K:\CCCO\o-8197 3rd Rdg (Capital Tax) 9.5-2675.docx Suzanne Jones Mayor 2017. READ ON SECOND READING, AMENDED AND PASSED this 15th day of August Suzanne Jones Mayor Attest: Lynne, Beck City Clerk READ ON THIRD READING, PASSED AND ADOPTED this 5th day of September, 2017. Suzanne Jones Mayor Attest: Lynnetie Beck City Clerk K:ICCCOio-8197 3rd Rdg (Capital Tax) 9.5-2675.docx