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2017 Ballot Issue: City Charter Updates

On Nov. 7, 2017, Boulder voters will consider a ballot issue about updating the City Charter. For all election information, visit the city's 2017 election page.


Ordinance 8195 Ballot Language

AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE SUBMITTING TO THE REGISTERED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF BOULDER AT THE MUNICIPAL COORDINATED ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017, THE QUESTION OF AMENDING CITY CHARTER SECTIONS 8, 22, 29, 37, 38B, 39, 41, 43, 48, 63, 68, 72 and 73 TO REMOVE OBSOLETE PROVISIONS AND TIMELINES FOR ELECTION RELATED MATTERS THAT CONFLICT WITH STATE LAWS; CLARIFY REFERENDUM AND INITIATIVE PROVISIONS FOR LEGISLATIVE MATTERS; SETTING FORTH THE BALLOT TITLE; SPECIFYING THE FORM OF THE BALLOT AND OTHER ELECTION PROCEDURES; AND SETTING FORTH RELATED DETAILS.

View Ordinance 8195 as approved by City Council pdf

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