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Certificate of Official Ballots - 2008 General Election STATE OF COLORADO ) COUNTY OF BOULDER ) SS. CERTIFICATE OF OFFICIAL BALLOTS CITY OF BOULDER ) I, Alisa D. Lewis, City Clerk of the City of Boulder, County of Boulder, State of Colorado, do hereby certify that the attached is an exact copy of the official ballot used in the Special Municipal Coordinated Election held in the City of Boulder, Colorado, on the 4`h day of November, 2008. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and the official Seal of the City of Boulder, Colorado, this 2"d day of December, 2008. pF B~U~~~ 9 v, ~ n c ~ 1~~4~, o V' NN~ 0 Alisa D. Lewis, CM City Clerk Vote Both Sides SAMPLE BALLOT STYLE DS-30 Pct(s): 073, 076, 077, 079, 080, 084-116, 118-123 November 4, 2008 General Election Hillary Hall REPRESENTATIVE TO THE 111TH UNITED COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT JUDGE Boulder County Clerk & Recorder STATES CONGRESS -DISTRICT 2 Shall Judge Steven L. Bernard of the Colorado 20th JUDICIAL DISTRICT (Vote for One) Court of Appeals be retained in office? Shall Judge James C. Klein of the 20th Judicial District be retained in offce? Scott Starin Republican Jared Polis (Vote Yes or No) Instruction Text: Democratic Please use a black or blue Ink pen to mark ~ YES (Vote Yes or No) J. A. Calhoun OYES your choices on the ballot. To vote for your Green choice in each contest, completely fill in the ONO box provided to the left of your choice. To O William Robert "Bill" Hammons ONO vote for awrite-in candidate, completely fll in Unity COURT OF APPEALS the box provided to the left of the words REGENT -UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO Shall Judge David M. Furman of the Colorado DISTRICT JUDGE "Write-In" and write in the name of the CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 2 Court of Appeals be retained in office? 20th JUDICIAL DISTRICT candidate on the line provided. IF YOU VOTE (Vote for One) Shall Judge M. Gwyneth Whalen of the 20th FOR MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER O Joe Neguse Judicial District be retained in offce? OF ALLOWED CHOICES IN A RACE, YOUR Democratic VOTES IN THAT RACE WILL NOT BE (Vote Yes or No) COUNTED. If you tear, deface, or wrongly O Jerry Reed OYES mark this ballot, return it and request a Republican (Vote Yes or No) replacement, not exceeding three in all. Voters STATE SENATE -DISTRICT 18 ONO OYES should review their ballot when they have (vote for One) completed voting to ensure clearly marked COURT OF APPEALS ONO votes are the only marks on their ballot. O Rollie Heath Democratic Shall Judge Robert D. Hawthorne of the Colorado Court of Appeals be retained in COUNTY JUDGE -BOULDER PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS STATE REPRESENTATIVE -DISTRICT 10 office? Shalt Judge Thomas J.B. Reed of the Boulder (Vote for One Palr) (Vote for One) County Court be retained in office? O John McCain I O Dorothy Marshall Sarah Palin Republican Republican O Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (Vote Yes or No) O Barack Obama I Democratic OYES Joe Biden (Vote Yes or No) Democratic DISTRICT ATTORNEY ONO 20TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OYES O Chuck Baldwin I (Vote for One) Darrell L. Castle COURT OF APPEALS Constitution O Stan Garnett Shall Judge Jerry N. Jones of the Colorado ONO O Bab Barr 1 Democratic Court of Appeals be retained in office? Wayne A, Root COUNTY COMMISSIONER -DISTRICT 1 COUNTY JUDGE • BOULDER Libertarian (Vote for One) Shall Judge John F, Stavely of the Boulder County Court be retained in offce? O Cynthia McKinney / O Patrick L. Brophy (Vote Yes or No) Rosa A. Clemente Republican Green O Ralph Shnelvar O YES O Jonathan E. Allen I Libertarian (Vote Yes or No) Jeffrey D. Stath O WiU Toor ONO HeartOuake'OS Democratic OYES O Gene C, Amondson / COUNTY COMMISSIONER -DISTRICT 2 COURT OF APPEALS Leroy J. Pletten Shall Judge Gilbert M. Roman of the Colorado NO (Vote for One) Prohibition Court of Appeals be retained in offce? Bo Shaffer O James Harris / Libertarian "Ballot issues referred by the general Alyson Kennedy assembly or any political subdivision are listed Ben Pearlman Socialist Workers by letter, and ballot issues initiated by the O Charles Jay I Democratic (Vote Yea or No) people are listed numerically. A'yes'vote on Dan Sallis, Jc O Aaron J. Hobbs OYES any ballot issue is a vote in favor of changing Boston Tea Republican current law or existing circumstances, and a O Alan Keyes / COUNTY COMMISSIONER -DISTRICT 3 ONO 'no' vote on any ballot issue is a vote against Brian Rohrbough (Vote for One) changing current law or existing America's Independent COURT OF APPEALS circumstances." O Randy Luallin Shall Judge Diana L. Terry of the Colorado AMENDMENT 46 O Gloria La Riva I Libertarian Court of Appeals be retained in office? Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Robert Moses O Cindy Domenico Socialism and Liberation constitution concerning a prohibition against Democratic discrimination by the state, and, in connection O Bradford Lyttle / O Dick R. Murphy Abraham Bassford Republican (Vote Yes or No) therewith, prohibiting the state from discriminating against or granting preferential U.S. Pacifst OYES treatment to any individual or group on the COUNTY ASSESSOR O Frank Edward McEnulty / basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national David Mangan O Jerry M. Roberts ONO origin in the operation of public employment, Unaffliated Democratic public education, or public contracting; O Brian Moore I JUSTICE OF THE COLORADO DISTRICT JUDGE allowing exceptions to the prohibition when Stewart A. Alexander SUPREME COURT 20th JUDICIAL DISTRICT bona fide qualifications based on sez are Socialist, USA Shall Justice Allison H, Eid of the Colorado Shall Judge Roxanne Bailin of the 20th reasonably necessary or when action is O Ralph Nader I Supreme Court be retained in office? Judicial District be retained in office? necessary to establish or maintain eligibility for federal funds; preserving the validity of court Matt Gonzalez orders or consent decrees in effect at the time Unaffiliated O Thomas Robert Stevens I the measure becomes effective; defining (Vote Yes or No) (Vote Yes or No) "state" to include the state of Colorado, Alden Link OYES OYES agencies or departments of the state, public Objectivist institutions of higher education, political O NO ONO subdivisions, or governmental UNITED STATES SENATOR instrumentalities of or within the state; and (Vote for One) O Bob Schaffer JUSTICE OF THE COLORADO DISTRICT JUDGE making portions of the measure found invalid Republican SUPREME COURT 20th JUDICIAL DISTRICT severable from the remainder of the measure? O Mark Udall Shall Justice Gregory J. Hobbs Jr. of the Shall Judge Maria E. Berkenkotter of the 20th Democratic Colorado Supreme Court be retained in offce? Judicial District be retained in offce7 O Bob Kinsey Green OYES O Douglas "Dayhorse" Campbell (Vote Yes or No) (Vote Yes or No) American Constitution ONO O YES O YES O Write-In O NO O NO Vote Both Sides Vote Both Sides SAMPLE BALLOT STYLE DS-30 Pct(s): 073, 076, o~~, 0~9, oso, 084-116,118-123 November 4, 2008 General Election AMENDMENT 47 AMENDMENT 50 AMENDMENT 52 AMENDMENT 55 Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado SHALL THERE BEAN AMENDMENT TO THE Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning participation in a labor COLORADO CONSTITUTION CONCERNING constitution concerning the allocation of constitution concerning cause for employee organization as a condition of employment, VOTER-APPROVED REVISIONS TO revenues from the state severance tax discharge or suspension, antl, in connection and, in connection therewith, prohibiting an LIMITED GAMING, AND, IN CONNECTION imposed on minerals and mineral fuels other therewith, requiring an employer to establish employer from requiring that a person be a THEREWITH, ALLOWING THE LOCAL than oil shale that are extracted in the state, and document just cause for the discharge or member and pay any moneys to a labor VOTERS IN CENTRAL CITY, BLACK HAWK, and, in connection therewith, for fiscal years suspension of a full-time employee; defining organization or to any other third party in lieu AND CRIPPLE CREEK TO EXTEND CASINO commencing on or after July 1, 2008, requiring "just cause" to mean specified types of of payment to a labor organization and HOURS OF OPERATION, APPROVED half of the revenues to be credited to the local employee misconduct and substandard job creating a misdemeanor criminal penalty fora GAMES TO INCLUDE ROULETTE AND government severance tax fund and the performance, the filing of bankruptcy by the person who violates the provisions of the CRAPS OR BOTH, AND MAXIMUM SINGLE remaining revenues to be credited first to the employer, or documented economic section? BETS UP TO $100; ADJUSTING severance tax trust fund until an annually circumstances that directly and adversely DISTRIBUTIONS TO CURRENT GAMING calculatetl limit is reached and then to a new affect the employer; exempting from the just FUND RECIPIENTS FOR GROWTH IN Colorado transportation trust fund, which may cause requirement business entities that GAMING TAX REVENUE DUE TO be used only to fund the construction, employ fewer than twenty employees, YES VOTER-APPROVED REVISIONS IN maintenance, and supervision of public nonprofit organizations that employ fewer than GAMING; DISTRIBUTING 78 % OF THE highways in the state, giving frst priority to one thousand employees, governmental Q NO REMAINING GAMING TAX REVENUE FROM reducing congestion on the Interstate 70 entities, and employees who are covered by a THIS AMENDMENT FOR STUDENT corridor? collective bargaining agreement that requires FINANCIAL AID AND CLASSROOM just cause for discharge or suspension; AMENDMENT 48 INSTRUCTION AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado allowing an employee who believes he or she ACCORDING TO THE PROPORTION OF was discharged or suspended without just constitution tlefning the term "person" to THEIR RESPECTIVE STUDENT cause to fie a civil action in state district court; include any human being from the moment of ENROLLMENTS, AND 22% FOR LOCAL ~ YES fertilization as "person" is used in those allowing a court that finds an employee's GAMING IMPACTS IN GILPIN AND TELLER discharge or suspension to be in violation of provisions of the Colorado constitution relating COUNTIES AND THE CITIES OF CENTRAL ~ NO to inalienable rights, equality of justice, and this amendment to award reinstatement in the CITY, BLACK HAWK, AND CRIPPLE CREEK employee's former job, back wages, damages, due process of law? ACCORDING TO THE PROPORTION OF AMENDMENT 53 or any combination thereof; and allowing the INCREASED TAX REVENUE FROM Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado court to award attorneys fees to the prevailing ' VOTER-APPROVED REVISIONS IN EACH Revised Statutes extending the criminal party? CITY OR COUNTY; AND REQUIRING ANY liability of a business entity to its executive YES INCREASE IN GAMING TAXES FROM THE officials for the entity's failure to perform a LEVELS IMPOSED AS OF JULY 1, 2008 TO specifc duty imposed by law, and, in NO BE APPROVED AT A STATEWIDE connection therewith, conditioning an ELECTION, IF LOCAL VOTERS IN ONE OR executive offcial's liability upon his or her ~ YES AMENDMENT 49 MORE CITIES HAVE APPROVED ANY knowledge of the duty imposed by law and of Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado REVISION TO LIMITED GAMING? the business entity's failure to perform such ~ NO constitution concerning deductions from duty; and allowing an executive offcial who governmental payroll systems, and, in discloses to the attorney general all facts gMENDMENT 58 known to the offcial concerning a business's connection therewith, prohibiting a Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado criminal conduct to use that disclosure as an governmental payroll system from taking a affirmative defense to criminal char es7 Constitution concerning health care coverage payroll deduction from any government ~ YES g for employees, and, in connection therewith, employee except deductions required by requiring employers that regularly employ federal law, tax withholdings, judicial liens and ~ NO twenty or more employees to provide major garnishments, deductions for individual or medical health care coverage to their group health benefts or other insurance, AMENDMENT 51 employees; excluding the state and its political deductions for pension or retirement plans or SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED ~ YES subdivisions from the defnition of "employer"; systems, or other savings or investment $188.1 MILLION ANNUALLY AFTER FULL allowing an employer to provitle such health programs, antl charitable deductions? IMPLEMENTATION BY AN AMENDMENT TO ~ NO care coverage either directly through a carrier, THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES company, or organization or acting as a self CONCERNING AN INCREASE IN THE AMENDMENT 54 insurer, or indirectly by paying premiums to a STATE SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado health insurance authority to be createtl O YES FUNDING FOR LONG TERM SERVICES FOR constitution concerning restrictions on Pursuant to this measure that will contract with PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL campaign contributions, and, in connection health insurance carriers, companies, and DISABILITIES, AND, IN CONNECTION organizations to provide coverage to O NO therewith, prohibiting the holder of contracts THEREWITH, INCREASING THE RATE OF totaling $100,000 or more, as indexed for employees; providing that employees shall not THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX inflation, awarded by state or local be required to pay more than twenty percent BEGINNING ON JULY 1, 2009, BY ONE governments without competitive bidding of the premium for such coverage for TENTH OF ONE PERCENT IN EACH OF THE ("sole source government contracts"), themselves and more than thirty percent of NEXT TWO FISCAL YEARS; PERMITTING including certain collective bargaining such coverage for the employees' dependents; THE STATE TO RETAIN AND SPEND ALL agreements, from making a contribution for the financing the costs of administering the health REVENUES FROM THE NEW TAX, benefit of a political party or candidate for insurance authority and health care coverage NOTWITHSTANDING THE STATE elective offce during the term of the contracts Provided through the authority with premiums SPENDING LIMIT; REQUIRING AN AMOUNT and for 2 years thereafter; disqualifying a Paid by employers to the authority and, if EQUAL TO THE NET REVENUE FROM THE person who makes a contribution in a ballot necessary, such revenue sources other than NEW TAX TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE issue election from entering into a sole source the state general fund as determined by the NEWLY CREATED DEVELOPMENTAL government contract related to the ballot issue; general assembly; directing the general DISABILITIES LONG TERM SERVICES CASH and imposing liability and penalties on contract assembly to enact such laws as are FUND; REQUIRING THE MONEY IN THE holders, certain of their owners, officers and necessary to implement the measure; and FUND TO BE USED TO PROVIDE LONG directors, and government offcialsfor setting the effective date of the measure to be TERM SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH violations of the amendment? no later than November 1, 2009? DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; AND PROHIBITING REDUCTIONS IN THE LEVEL OF STATE APPROPRIATIONS IN THE ANNUAL GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL EXISTING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ~ YES ~ YES THIS MEASURE FOR LONG-TERM SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH ~ NO ~ NO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES? YES O NO Vote Both Sides Vote Both Sides SAMPLE BALLOT STYLE DS-30 Pct(s): 073, 076, 077, 079, 080, 084-116, 118-123 November 4, 2008 General Election AMENDMENT 57 AMENDMENT 59 REFERENDUM N COUNTY BALLOT ISSUE 1A Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado SHALL THERE BE AN AMENDMENT TO THE Shall there be a repeal of section 5 of article Boulder County Clean Energy Options LID Revised Statutes concerning a safe workplace COLORADO CONSTITUTION CONCERNING XVIII and article XXII of the state constitution, Debt and Multiple Fiscal Year Financial for employees, and, in connection therewith, THE MANNER IN WHICH THE STATE concerning the elimination of outdated Obligation Authorization requiring employers to provide safe and FUNDS PUBLIC EDUCATION FROM obsolete provisions of the state constitution? SHALL BOULDER COUNTY DEBT (FOR healthy workplaces for their employees; PRESCHOOL THROUGH THE TWELFTH CLEAN ENERGY OPTIONS LOCAL restricting such requirement to employers GRADE, AND, IN CONNECTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT) BE INCREASED regularly employing ten or more employees in THEREWITH, FOR THE 2010 11 STATE BY UP TO $40,000,000, WITH A MAXIMUM the state; and enabling employees who are FISCAL YEAR AND EACH STATE FISCAL ~ YES REPAYMENT COST OF UP TO $96,800,000, injured because of an employer's violation of YEAR THEREAFTER, REQUIRING THAT WITH NO INCREASE IN ANY COUNTY TAX this requirement to file suit in district court, ANY REVENUE THAT THE STATE WOULD ~ Np OR TAX RATE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF with the rignt to a jury trial, to recover 07HERWISE BE REQUIRED TO REFUND FINANCING THE COSTS OF compensatory and exemplary damages, actual PURSUANT TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL REFERENDUM O CONSTRUCTING, ACQUIRING AND pastor future pecuniary losses, and LIMIT ON STATE FISCAL YEAR SPENDING Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado INSTALLING SOLAR AND OTHER noneconomic losses including pain and BE TRANSFERRED INSTEAD TO THE constitution concerning ballot initiatives, and, RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS OR suffering, emotional tlistress, inconvenience, STATE EDUCATION FUND; ELIMINATING in connection therewith, increasing the number ENERGY-EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS mental anguish, and loss of enjoyment of life, THE REQUIREMENT THAT, FOR THE 2017 of signatures required for a proposed initiative FOR PROPERTY OWNERS THAT but prohibiting injured employees from 12 STATE FISCAL YEAR AND EACH STATE to amend the state constitution; reducing the CONSENT TO BE INCLUDED IN THE recovering any damages for which the FISCAL YEAR THEREAFTER, THE number of signatures required for a proposed DISTRICT BY ENTERING INTO A employee already received compensation STATEWIDE BASE PER PUPIL FUNDING statutory initiative; requiring a minimum CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT FOR pursuant to the "Workers' Compensation Act of FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION FROM number of signatures for a proposed initiative INCLUSION IN THE DISTRICT, AND ANY Colorado'? PRESCHOOL THROUGH THE TWELFTH COSTS NECESSARY OR INCIDENTAL to amend the state constitution to be gathered GRADE AND THE TOTAL STATE FUNDING from residents of each congressional district in THERETO, INCLUDING WITHOUT FOR ALL CATEGORICAL PROGRAMS LIMITATION THE COST OF ESTABLISHING the state; increasing the time allowed to gather INCREASE ANNUALLY BY AT LEAST THE signatures for a proposed statutory initiative; RESERVES TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF RATE OF INFLATION; CREATING A modifying the review of initiative petitions; SUCH DEBT, BY THE ISSUANCE OF YES SAVINGS ACCOUNT IN THE STATE SPECIAL ASSESSMENT BONDS PAYABLE establishing a filing deadline for proposed EDUCATION FUND; REQUIRING THAT A FROM SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS IMPOSED NO initiatives to amend the state constitution; and PORTION OF THE STATE INCOME TAX requiring a two thirds vote of all members AGAINST BENEFITED PROPERTIES FOR REVENUE THAT IS DEPOSITED IN THE WHICH THE OWNERS THEREOF HAVE elected to each house of the general CONSENTED TO BE INCLUDED WITHIN AMENDMENT 58 STATE EDUCATION FUND BE CREDITED assembly to amend, repeal, or supersede any SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED TO THE SAVINGS ACCOUNT IN CERTAIN law enacted by an initiative for a period of five THE DISTRICT BY ENTERING INTO SUCH A $321.4 MILLION ANNUALLY BY AN CIRCUMSTANCES; REQUIRING EITHER A years after the law becomes effective? CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT FOR AMENDMENT TO THE COLORADO TWO THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE OF EACH INCLUSION, AND FROM OTHER FUNDS REVISED STATUTES CONCERNING THE HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OR, THAT MAY BE LAWFULLY PLEDGED TO SEVERANCE TAX ON OIL AND GAS IN ANY STATE FISCAL YEAR IN WHICH THE PAYMENT OF SUCH BONDS, WHICH EXTRACTED IN THE STATE, AND, IN COLORADO PERSONAL INCOME GROWS BONDS SHALL BEAR INTEREST AT A CONNECTION THEREWITH, FOR TAXABLE LESS THAN SIX PERCENT BETWEEN THE ~ YES MAXIMUM NET EFFECTIVE INTEREST YEARS COMMENCING ON OR AFTER TWO PREVIOUS CALENDAR YEARS, A RATE NOT TO EXCEED 10%, SHALL BE JANUARY 1, 2009, CHANGING THE TAX TO SIMPLE MAJORITY VOTE OF THE ~ NO SUBJECT TO REDEMPTION, WITH OR 5 % OF TOTAL GROSS INCOME FROM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO USE THE WITHOUT PREMIUM, SHALL BE ISSUED, SALE OF OIL AND GAS EXTRACTED IN THE MONEYS IN THE SAVINGS ACCOUNT; DATED, AND SOLD AT SUCH TIME OR STATE WHEN THE AMOUNT OF ANNUAL ESTABLISHING THE PURPOSES FOR TIMES, AT SUCH PRICES (AT, ABOVE OR GROSS INCOME IS AT LEAST $300,000; WHICH MONEYS IN THE SAVINGS BELOW PAR) AND IN SUCH MANNER, IN ELIMINATING A CREDIT AGAINST THE ACCOUNT MAY BE SPENT; ESTABLISHING ONE OR MORE SERIES, AND SHALL SEVERANCE TAX FOR PROPERTY TAXES A MAXIMUM AMOUNT THAT MAY BE IN THE CONTAIN SUCH TERMS, NOT PAID BY OIL AND GAS PRODUCERS AND SAVINGS ACCOUNT IN ANY STATE FISCAL INCONSISTENT HEREWITH, AS THE INTEREST OWNERS; REDUCING THE YEAR; AND ALLOWING THE GENERAL BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LEVEL OF PRODUCTION THAT QUALIFIES ASSEMBLY TO TRANSFER MONEYS FROM MAY DETERMINE; SHALL THE COUNTY BE WELLS FOR AN EXEMPTION FROM THE THE GENERAL FUND TO THE STATE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO A TAX; EXEMPTING REVENUES FROM THE EDUCATION FUND, SO LONG AS CERTAIN MULTIPLE-FISCAL YEAR OBLIGATION TO TAX AND RELATED INVESTMENT INCOME OBLIGATIONS FOR TRANSPORTATION ADVANCE AMOUNTS FOR PAYMENT OF A FROM STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING ARE MET? PORTION OF SUCH BONDS AND TO SPENDING LIMITS; AND REQUIRING THE REIMBURSE ITSELF FOR SUCH TAX REVENUES TO BE CREDITED AS ADVANCES BY COLLECTING UNPAID FOLLOWS: (A) 22 % TO THE SEVERANCE ASSESSMENTS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION TAX TRUST FUND, (B) 22 % TO THE LOCAL 30-20-619(2), COLORADO REVISED GOVERNMENT SEVERANCE TAX FUND, ~ YES STATUTES, AS AMENDED; AND SHALL THE AND (C) 56 % TO A NEW SEVERANCE TAX REVENUES FROM SUCH SPECIAL STABILIZATION TRUST FUND, OF WHICH ~ NO ASSESSMENTS AND ANY EARNINGS 60 % IS USED TO FUND SCHOLARSHIPS THEREON AND FROM THE INVESTMENT FOR COLORADO RESIDENTS ATTENDING OF THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH BONDS STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, REFERENDUM L CONSTITUTE AVOTER-APPROVED 15 % TO FUND THE PRESERVATION OF An amendment to section 4 of article V of the REVENUE CHANGE; ALL IN ACCORDANCE NATIVE WILDLIFE HABITAT, 10 % TO FUND constitution of the state of Colorado, WITH BOARD OF COUNTY RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY concerning the ability of an elector of the state COMMISSIONERS' RESOLUTION NO. EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS, 10 % TO FUND of Colorado who has attained the age of 2008-99? TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS IN twenty one years to serve as a member of the COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES Colorado general assembly. IMPACTED BY THE SEVERANCE OF OIL AND GAS, AND 5% TO FUND COMMUNITY DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT GRANTS7 ~ YES ~ YES NO ~ NO REFERENDUM M O YES Shall section 7 of article XVIII of the state constitution concerning outdated, obsolete NO provisions regarding land value increase be repealed? YES NO Vote Both Sides Vote Both Sides SAMPLE BALLOT STYLE DS-30 Pct(s): 073, 076, 077, 079, 080, 084-116, 118-123 November 4, 2008 General Election COUNTY BALLOT ISSUE 1B CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT QUESTION CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT QUESTION Worthy Cause 0.05°/ County-witle Sales and N0. 2A N0. 2C Use Tax Extension Issue City Council Compensation Amendment of Recall Election Procedures WITH NO INCREASE IN ANY COUNTY TAX, Shall Section 7 of the Charter be amended Shall Sections 56, 56, 59, and 62 of the SHALL THE COUNTY'S EXISTING 0.05% pursuant to Ordinance No. 7599 to provide Charter, relating to the method to be utilized to SALES AND USE TAX FOR HEALTH AND that starting in 2009, city council members will recall holders of elective office, be amended HUMAN SERVICES BE EXTENDED TO AND be compensated at the rate of $1000 per pursuant to Ordinance Number 7603 to', t. INCLUDING DECEMBER 31, 2018 FOR THE month, adjusted in the future by reference to Provide that the city clerk will make forms for PURPOSES OF FUNDING CAPITAL the Consumer Price Index? recall petitions available and will, within two FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT FOR The proposed amendment would delete days of submission of proposed recall petition NON-PROFIT HUMAN SERVICES existing language that Currently compensates (and prior to their circulation to the public), AGENCIES AND HOUSING AUTHORITIES city council members at $174.31 per meeting, review the petitions for form; 2. Limit to two WITNIN BOULDER COUNTY PROVIDING not to exceed four meetings per calendar hundred words statements of reasons HEALTH, TRANSITIONAL AND month. supporting and opposing a proposed recall and AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING, AND provide for the posting or publication of those OTHER HUMAN SERVICES, INCLUDING statements at least twenty days prior to a BUT NOT LIMITED TO CHILDCARE AND recall election; 3. Allow a recall election to be EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, BASIC ~ FOR THE MEASURE held between seventy-five and ninety days NEEDS SUCH AS FOOD AND CLOTHING, after the city clerk certifies that a valid recall AND SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY AND Q AGAINST THE MEASURE petition has been fled; 4. Provide for the PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES; AND SHALL coordination of recall elections with other THE EARNINGS ON THE INVESTMENT OF CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT QUESTION municipal elections if such other elections are THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAX to be held within ninety days; 5. Provide that a NO. 28 CONSTITUTE AVOTER-APPROVED council vacancy that occurs after a removal REVENUE CHANGE; ALL IN ACCORDANCE City Council Executive Sessions election has been ordered will be filed by the WITH 80ARD OF COUNTY _ Shall Section 9 of the Charter be amended procedures for filing of council vacancies that COMMISSIONERS' RESOLUTION NO. Pursuant to Ordinance No. 76001n order to appear in Section 8 of the charter; 6. Clarify ~ allow city council to meet in executive session 2008-88. the requirements for recall ballots, allowing for to discuss sensitive matters where premature coordination with county election procedures, disclosure would be contrary to the public and specify that "yes" votes will be counted in interest? favor of recall; 7. Provide that any vacancy Executive sessions will only be held in created by a recall election will be filled by an YES conformity with locally enacted procedural election held in the manner set forth for filing rules that are at least as restrictive as those council vacancies in Section 8 of the charter; NO set forth in the laws of the state of Colorado and 8. Specify that an otfcial may not serve and only upon a 213 vote of council members on any elected or appointed official city body CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE NO. 201 Present at a meeting. No final action will be for a period of one year following the date on CITY RETENTION OF PROPERTY TAX allowed at executive sessions. which that offcial is recalled from office or The only subjects that will be discussed in resi ns while recall roceedin s are endin FUNDS 9 p g p g. Without raising taxes, and in order to pay for executive sessions are: 1. Confdential necessary city purposes such as fre issues associated with the purchase, apparatus, information technologies, energy acquisition, lease, transferor sale of property; costs, facility maintenance and city services, 2. Confdential legal advice; 3. Confidential shall the city of Boulder, pursuant to security matters or investigations; 4. Confdential issues relating to ongoing ~ FOR THE MEASURE Ordinance No. 7608, be allowed to retain and negotiattons and negofiafing strategy) or 5. spend property tax funds collected in tax Hiring and personnel matters pertaining ;o cne Q AGAINST THE MEASURE collection years 2009 and beyond, antl retain and spend any earnings therefrom, without of the council's three employees, so long as limitation or condition, and without limiting the the subject council employee is able to require CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT QUESTION that the discussion be held in public. NO. 2D collection or spending of any other revenues or funds by the city of Boulder, under Article X, Permit City Lease Up To Forty Years Section 20 of the Colorado constitution or any Shall Section 111 of the Charter be amended pursuant to Ordinance No. 7604 to allow the other law? And in connection therewith, city to grant a lease of streets or public places FOR THE MEASURE or property for a period of up to forty years 1. shall any increase in retained taxes starting (rather than the current maximum of twenty in tax collection year 2009 that is authorized ~ AGAINST THE MEASURE years) upon approval by a lwo-thirds vote of by this measure be limited to .5 mills per year, all council members? and 2. shall any tax monies that are collected above those that the city may retain be credited to property owners as an offset against the subsequent year's taxes? FOR THE MEASURE AGAINST THE MEASURE Q FOR THE MEASURE CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT QUESTION NO. 2E AGAINST THE MEASURE Qualifcations for Appointment to City Commissions CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE NO. 202 Shall Section 130 of the Charter be amended SALES AND USE TAX EXTENSION pursuant to Ordinance No. 7605 to provide Without raising additional taxes, shall the city that city residents may be appointed to serve of Boulder, pursuant to Ordinance No. 7607, on city commissions even if they are not city have authority to extend indefnitely, beyond electors, if they are at least eighteen years old its current expiration date of December 31, and If they have resided in the city of Boulder 2011, the existing 0,38 % city sales and use for at least one year immediately prior to their tax that is described in section 3-2-5 of the appointment? Boulder Revised Code, 1981. These revenues will continue to fund general fund services such as police, fre, library, parks and human services. ~ FOR THE MEASURE And in connection therewith, Shall the full proceeds of the tax and any ~ AGAINST THE MEASURE earnings therefrom, be collected and spent without limitation or condition, and without limiting the collection 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? FOR THE MEASURE AGAINST THE MEASURE Vote Both Sides