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2010 SPECIAL ELECTION - Certificate of Official Ballots STATE Ol~ COLORADO } COUNTY OF BOULDER } SS. CERTIFICATE OF OFFICIAL BALLOTS CITY OF BOULDER } 1, 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 2010 Special Municipal Coordinated Election held in the City of Boulder, Colorado, on the 2nd day of November, 2010. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, 1 have hereunto set my hand and the official Seal of the City of Boulder, Colorado, this 30`j' day of November, 2010. 'Y n°~ •sO S^ 531 °o ~ j,b Cn a4 • Alisa D. Lewis, MMC City Clerk Vote Both Sides OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR 2010 BOULDER COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION Boulder County, Colorado November 02, 2010 Precinct -073-DS-26 4ifiM7 ~aA SECRETARY OF STATE COUNTY CORONER (Vote for One) (Vote for One) Emma R. Hall Hillary Hall Scott Gessler Unafffliated Boulder County Clerk & Recorder Republican Daniel H. Pruett Bernie Buescher Unaffiliated Instruction Text: Democratic Please use a black or blue ink pen to mark your choices on JUSTICE OF THE COLORADO SUPREME COURT the ballot. To vote for your choice in each contest, Amanda Campbell Shall Justice Michael L. Bender of the Colorado Supreme completely fill in the box provided to the left of your choice. American Constitution Court be retained in office? To vote for a write-in candidate, completely fill in the box STATE TREASURER (Vote Yes or No) provided to the left of the words "Write-in" and write in the (Vote for One) YES name of the candidate on the line provided. IF YOU VOTE FOR MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ALLOWED Walker Stapleton NO CHOICES IN A RACE, YOUR VOTES IN THAT RACE WILL Republican NOT BE COUNTED. If you tear, deface, or wrongly mark this ballot, return it and request a replacement, not exceeding Cary Kennedy JUSTICE OF THE COLORADO SUPREME COURT three in all. Voters should review their ballot when they have Democratic Shall Justice Alex J. Martinez of the Colorado Supreme Court completed voting to ensure clearly marked votes are the only ATTORNEY GENERAL (Vbe i ote retaiYesned or Nooffice? (V) marks on their ballot. (Vote for One) WARNING: YES Any person who, by use of force or other means, unduly Stan Garnett influences an eligible elector to vote in any particular manner Democratic NO or to refrain from voting, or who falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any mail ballot before or after it has been cast, John Suthers or who destroys, defaces, mutilates, or tampers with a ballot Republican JUSTICE THE COLORADO SUPREME COURT is subject, upon conviction, to imprisonment, or to a fine, or Shall Justice e Nancy E. Rice of the Colorado Supreme Court be STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION -CONGRESSIONAL retained in office? both. DISTRICT 2 (Vote Yes or No) (Vote for One) UNITED STATES SENATOR Angelika Schroeder YES (Vote for One) Democratic Ken Buck Kaye Ferry NO Republican Republican Michael F. Bennet COURT OF APPEALS Democratic REGENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO - AT LARGE (Vote for One) Shall Judge John Daniel Dailey of the Colorado Court of Bob Kinsey Appeals be retained in office? Green Melissa Hart (Signed declaration to limit service to no Democratic Nate Yes or Na) more than 2 terms) Steve Bosley YES Maci t "Mac" Stringer Republican 0 NO Libertarian Jesse B. Wallace Libertarian Charley Miller COURT OF APPEALS Unaffiliated STATE REPRESENTATIVE - DISTRICT 10 Shall Judge Richard L. Gabriel of the Colorado Court of (Chose not to sign declaration to limit (Vote for One) Appeals be retained in office? service to 2 terms) Dickey Lee Hullinghorst (Vote Yes or No) J. Moromisato Democratic 0 YES Unaffiliated DISTRICT O REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT Jason Napolitano DIRECTOR 0 NO Independent Reform (Vote for One) (Signed declaration to limit service to John Tayer COURT APPEALS no more than 2 terms) Shall Judge Nancy J. Lichtenstein of the Colorado Court of Appeals Write-in COUNTY COMMISSIONER - DISTRICT 3 be retained in office? Note Yes or No) (Vote for One) Dick R. Murphy YES REPRESENTATIVE TO THE US CONGRESS - DISTRICT 2 Republican NO (Vote for One) Cindy Domenico Stephen Bailey Democratic COURT OF APPEALS Republican Eva F. Kosinski Shall Judge David J. Richman of the Colorado Court of Libertarian Jared Polls Appeals be retained in office? Democratic COUNTY CLERK & RECORDER (Vote Yes or No) Curtis Harris Note for One) 0 YES Libertarian Hillary Hall Jenna Goss Democratic NO American Constitution Daniel Martin (Signed declaration to limit service to no Republican DISTRICT JUDGE - 20TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT more than 3 terms) COUNTY TREASURER Shall Judge Lae[ Montgomery of the 20th Judicial District be retained in office? Write-in (Vote for One) (Nate Yes or No) Q Robert S. Hullinghorst YES Democratic GOVERNORILIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Marty Neilson NO (Vote for One Pair) Republican John Hickenlooper / Joseph Garcia COUNTY ASSESSOR COUNTY JUDGE - BOULDER Democratic (Vote for One) Shall Judge David A. Archuleta of the Boulder County Court be Dan Maes / Tambor Williams Joel T. Champion retained in office? Republican Republican (Vote Yes or No) Jaimes Brown / Ken Wyble Jerry Roberts YES Libertarian Democratic 0 Tom Tancredo / Pat Miller 0 NO American Constitution COUNTY SHERIFF Jason R. Clark / Victoria A. Adams (Vote for One) COUNTY JUDGE - BOULDER Unaffiliated 0 Joseph K. Pelle Shall Judge Noel E. Blum of the Boulder County Court be Paul Noel Fiorino / Heather A. McKibbin Democratic retained in office? Unaffiliated COUNTY SURVEYOR Note Yes or No) Write-in (Vote for One) 0 YES 0 Jason Emery Democratic M NO Vote Both Sides Vote Both Sides OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR 2010 BOULDER COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION Boulder County, Colorado November 02, 2010 Precinct 073-DS-26 Ballot issues refereed by the general assembly or any political Amendment 62 (CONSTITUTIONAL) COUNTY ISSUE 1B subdivision are listed by letter, and ballot issues initiated by Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution [Countywide Open Space Sales and Use Tax Increase and the people are listed numerically. A ballot issue listed as an applying the term "person", as used in those provisions of the Bond Authorization] "amendment proposes a change to the Colorado Colorado constitution relating to inalienable rights, equality of constitution, and a ballot issue listed as a "proposition" justice, and due process of law, to every human being from the SHALL BOULDER COUNTY TAXES BE INCREASED $5.85 proposes a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes. A beginning of the biological development of that human being? MILLION ANNUALLY (FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR DOLLAR 'es' vote on any ballot issue is a vote in favor of changing YES INCREASE STARTING IN 2011), BY THE IMPOSITION OF current law or existing circumstances, and a "no" vote on any 0 AN ADDITIONAL COUNTY-WIDE SALES AND USE TAX FOR ballot issue is a vote against changing current law or existing NO 20 YEARS TO AND INCLUDING DECEMBER 31, 2030 AT circumstances. THE RATE OF 0.15% FOR PURPOSES OF OPEN SPACE LAND ACQUISITION OR PRESERVATION THROUGH Amendment P (CONSTITUTIONAL) Amendment 63 (CONSTITUTIONAL) CONSERVATION EASEMENTS OF: Shall there be an amendment to section 2 of article XVIII of the Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution - MAJOR REMAINING OPEN LANDS, INCLUDING AN constitution of the state of Colorado, concerning the regulation concerning the right of all persons to health care choice, and, EMPHASIS ON AREAS SURROUNDING OR WITHIN of games of chance by an authority specified by the general in connection therewith, prohibiting the state independently or EXISTING MOUNTAIN OPEN SPACE PARKS assembly? at the instance of the United States from adopting or enforcing (HEIL/HALL/CARIBOU RANCHES), YES any statute, regulation, resolution, or policy that requires a - WILDLIFE HABITAT LANDS, ESPECIALLY WINTER ELK person to participate in a public or private health insurance or RANGE AREAS OF NORTH FOOTHILLS HIGHWAY, NO coverage plan or that denies, restricts, or penalizes the right or - CONSERVING WATER QUALITY AND WILDLIFE HABITAT ability of a person to make or receive direct payments for lawful BY PROTECTING REMAINING PARCELS ALONG STREAM health care services; and exempting from the effects of the CORRIDORS, INCLUDING ST. VRAIN RIVER, BOULDER Amendment Q (CONSTITUTIONAL) amendment emergency medical treatment required to be Shall there be an amendment to section 3 of article VIII of the CREEK, ND CREEK AND COAL CREEK, provided by hospitals, health facilities, and health care -PROTECTING PROTECTING OPEN SPACE BUFFERS THAT SEPARATE constitution of the state of Colorado, concerning a process for providers or health benefits provided under workers' CITIES AND TOWNS WITHIN THE COUNTY, temporarily moving the seat of government in a disaster compensation or similar insurance? - PROVIDING GREATER OUTDOOR RECREATION emergency that substantially affects the ability of the state OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIKING, BIKING, AND EQUESTRIAN government to operate in the city and county of Denver, and, in M YES connection therewith, requiring the general assembly to USE, convene in a temporary meeting location designated by the 0 NO -PRESERVING WORKING FARMS AND RANCHES TO ENHANCE LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION, governor and authorizing the general assembly to determine - EFFECTIVE/EFFICIENT USE OF WATER RESOURCES by law a temporary location for the seat of government of the Proposition 101 (STATUTORY) FOR OPEN SPACE LANDS; state? Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Revised Statutes - AND IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE FOR SUCH YES concerning limits on government charges, and, in connection LANDS; therewith, reducing vehicle ownership taxes over four years to AND SHALL BOULDER COUNTY DEBT BE INCREASED UP NO nominal amounts; ending taxes on vehicle rentals and leases; TO $40,000,000, WITH A REPAYMENT COST OF UP TO phasing in over four years a $10,000 vehicle sale price tax $66,000,000 FOR PURPOSES OF SUCH OPEN SPACE exemption; setting total yearly registration, license, and title ACQUISITION AND IMPROVEMENTS BY THE ISSUANCE Amendment R (CONSTITUTIONAL) charges at $10 per vehicle; repealing other specific vehicle OF REVENUE BONDS PAYABLE FROM THE PROCEEDS Shall there be an amendment to section 3 (1) (b) of article X of charges; lowering the state income tax rate to 4.5% and OF SUCH TAX AND, TO THE EXTENT MONEYS FROM the constitution of the state of Colorado, concerning an phasing in a further reduction in the rate to 3.5%; ending state SUCH TAX ARE NOT SUFFICIENT FOR THE REPAYMENT exemption from property taxation for a possessory interest in and local taxes and charges, except 911 charges, on OF SUCH BONDS, FROM OTHER COUNTY OPEN SPACE real property if the actual value of the interest is less than or telecommunication service customer accounts; and stating that, SALES AND USE TAX REVENUES, THE CONSERVATION equal to six thousand dollars or such amount adjusted for with certain specified exceptions, any added charges on TRUST FUND, THE COUNTY'S GENERAL FUND AND inflation? vehicles and telecommunication service customer accounts OTHER LEGALLY AVAILABLE FUNDS, WHICH BONDS shall be tax increases? SHALL BEAR INTEREST, MATURE, BE SUBJECT TO REDEMPTION, WITH OR WITHOUT PREMIUM, AND BE YES ISSUED, DATED AND SOLD AT SUCH TIME OR TIMES, AT YES SUCH PRICES (AT, ABOVE OR BELOW PAR) AND IN SUCH MANNER AND CONTAINING SUCH OTHER TERMS, NOT NO NO INCONSISTENT HEREWITH, AS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY DETERMINE; Proposition 102 (STATUTORY) AND SHALL THE COUNTY BE AUTHORIZED, IN ORDER TO Amendment 60 (CONSTITUTIONAL) Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Revised Statutes Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUCH BONDS, TO requiring that only defendants arrested for a first offense, non ENTER INTO A MULTIPLE-FISCAL YEAR OBLIGATION TO concerning government charges on property, and, in violent misdemeanor may be recommended for release or TRANSFER THE PROCEEDS OF THE ADDITIONAL SALES connection therewith, allowing petitions in all districts for actually released to a retrial services supervision in r elections to lower property taxes; specifying requirements for IY p program's AND USE TAX, AS WELL AS OTHER MONEYS FROM THE lieu of a cash, property, or professional surety bond? COUNTY'S OPEN SPACE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUES property tax elections; requiring enterprises and authorities to pay property taxes but offsetting the revenues with lower lax AND FUNDS, THE CONSERVATION TRUST FUND, THE rates; prohibiting enterprises and unelected boards from YES GENERAL FUND AND OTHER LEGALLY AVAILABLE levying fees or taxes on property; setting expiration dates for FUNDS, TO THE OPEN SPACE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT certain tax rate and revenue increases; requiring school NO TRUST FUND IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO PAY THE districts to reduce property tax rates and replacing the revenue DEBT SERVICE ON SUCH BONDS AND TO OTHERWISE with state aid; and eliminating property taxes that exceed the COUNTY ISSUE 1A COMPLY WITH THE COVENANTS OF THE RESOLUTIONS dollar amount included in an approved ballot question, that [Human Services Safety Net Mill Levy Increase] OR OTHER INSTRUMENTS GOVERNING SUCH BONDS; exceed state property tax laws, policies, and limits existing in AND SHALL THE EARNINGS ON THE INVESTMENT OF 1992 that have been violated, changed, or weakened without SHALL BOULDER COUNTY TAXES BE INCREASED $5,4 PROCEEDS OF SUCH TAX AND BONDS, REGARDLESS OF state voter approval, or that were not approved by voters MILLION ANNUALLY (FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR DOLLAR AMOUNT, CONSTITUTE A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE without certain ballot language? INCREASE IN 2011 THROUGH AN INCREASE IN BOULDER CHANGE; ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' RESOLUTION NO. 2010-93? COUNTY'S AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX MILL LEVY OF YES 0.9 MILL, FOR FIVE YEARS TO AND INCLUDING 2015, THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH SHALL BE USED TO BACKFILL NO DEFICIENCIES IN STATE FUNDING FOR COUNTY HUMAN YES SERVICES PROGRAMS AND FOR CONTRACTS WITH Amendment 61 (CONSTITUTIONAL) NON-PROFIT AGENCIES MAINTAINING A SAFETY NET NO Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN IN BOULDER COUNTY, concerning limitations on government borrowing, and, in SUCH INCREASE IN PROPERTY TAX REVENUES TO BE IN connection therewith, prohibiting future borrowing in any form EXCESS OF THAT WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE BE by state government; requiring voter approval of future PERMITTED UNDER SECTION 29-1-301, C.R.S., EACH borrowing by local governmental entities; limiting the form, YEAR WITHOUT SUCH INCREASE, AND A term, and amount of total borrowing by each local VOTER-APPROVED PROPERTY TAX REVENUE CHANGE governmental entity; directing all current borrowing to be paid; AND A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE; AND and reducing tax rates after certain borrowing is fully repaid? SHALL THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, IN YES SETTING THE ANNUAL MILL LEVY AS AUTHORIZED BY THIS ISSUE, REDUCE THE EFFECTIVE TEMPORARY MILL NO LEVY FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEAR IN WHICH STATE FUNDING HAS BEEN PARTIALLY OR FULLY RESTORED FOR COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS, ALL AS MORE PARTICULARLY SET FORTH IN BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' RESOLUTION NO. 2010-92? YES NO Vote Both Sides OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR 2010 BOULDER COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION Boulder County, Colorado November 02, 2010 Precinct 073-DS-26 CITY OF BOULDER ISSUE NO. 2A PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS TAX SHALL CITY OF BOULDER TAXES BE INCREASED BY UP TO $1 MILLION (IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR) ANNUALLY AND BY WHATEVER AMOUNTS AS MAY BE COLLECTED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER BY THE IMPOSITION OF AN INCREASE IN THE TAX ON PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS WHICH INCLUDES WITHOUT LIMITATION THE LEASING OR RENTAL OF ANY HOTEL ROOM, MOTEL ROOM OR OTHER PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION USED FOR LODGING PURPOSES FROM 5.5% UP TO 7.5% AS PROVIDED IN ORDINANCE NO. 7733; AND SHALL THE FUNDS BE AVAILABLE TO PAY FOR THE GENERAL EXPENSES OF GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS AND SERVICES TO THE RESIDENTS AND VISITORS OF THE CITY, AND TO PROMOTE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT BRING INCREASED TOURISM TO THE CITY; 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? FOR THE MEASURE AGAINST THE MEASURE CITY OF BOULDER ISSUE NO. 2B FIVE YEAR UTILITY OCCUPATION TAX TO REPLACE LOS FRANCHISE FEE REVENUE SHALL CITY OF BOULDER TAXES BE INCREASED (UP TO $4.1 MILLION IN THE FIRST YEAR) ANNUALLY AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS AS MAY BE COLLECTED THEREAFTER, BY IMPOSING A TAX ON PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANIES TO REPLACE THE THREE PERCENT FRANCHISE FEE IF IT IS NO LONGER COLLECTED BY PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO ('XCEL ENERGY") FROM ITS BOULDER CUSTOMERS AND REMITTED TO THE CITY: AND IN CONNECTION THEREWITH SHALL THE CITY COUNCIL BE AUTHORIZED TO: - LEVY AND COLLECT THIS TAX TO TAKE EFFECT ON JANUARY 1, 2011 AND EXPIRE ON DECEMBER 31, 2015, - LEVY AND COLLECT THIS TAX UPON PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANIES THAT DELIVER ELECTRICITY AND NATURAL GAS TO CUSTOMERS WITHIN THE CITY OF BOULDER AT THE RATE OF $4.1 MILLION PER PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY, - INCREASE THE OCCUPATION TAX LIMITED BY THE LESSER OF UP TO THREE PERCENT PER YEAR OR THE AVERAGE OF RATE INCREASES MADE BY COLORADO PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANIES IN THE PREVIOUS YEAR, AND - DEVELOP PLANS FOR PROVIDING A CLEANER FUTURE ENERGY SUPPLY WITH MORE STABLE ENERGY RATES AND TO IMPLEMENT SUCH PLANS WITH THE INTENT OF PLACING CHOICES FOR BOULDER'S ENERGY SUPPLY ON THE BALLOT BEFORE THE END OF 2015; AND SHALL THE FULL PROCEEDS OF THIS TAX 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? FOR THE MEASURE AGAINST THE MEASURE CITY OF BOULDER QUESTION NO. 2C HEIGHT LIMIT Shall Section 84 of the Charter be amended pursuant to Ordinance No.7736 to allow the installation of rooftop renewable energy improvements on the tops of buildings without regard to whether the improvements or building exceed 55 feet in height? The proposed amendment would add `rooftop renewable energy improvements' to the current list of allowed exceptions to the height limit. M FORTHE MEASURE AGAINST THE MEASURE This page intentionally left blank