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2017 Coordinated Election
November 7

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Louisville coordinates our election with the Elections Division of the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder's Office. All elections in Colorado are conducted as mail ballot elections with Voter Service Centers available to voters who need voting assistance or prefer to vote in person. Ballots will be mailed to registered voters in October.

If you are not registered to vote and would like to do so, please visit the Secretary of State's web site. Questions about the mail ballots should be directed to the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder's Office.

Louisville will have a City Council election for three (3) seats and two ballot questions.

If you are interested in running for City Council please review the candidate information:

PLEASE NOTE: The candidate affidavit is due within ten (10) days of becoming a candidate. The nomination petition is due by August 28. Nomination Petitions may be circulated ONLY from August 8 - August 28, 2017.


PUBLIC NOTICE OF ELECTION
CITY OF LOUISVILLE, BOULDER COUNTY, COLORADO
MUNICIPAL ELECTION

The City of Louisville will conduct a Regular Municipal Election on November 7, 2017 to elect one City Council member for each Ward. The City is divided into three wards and each ward is represented by two council members. The Mayor is elected at-large and serves a 4-year term. Council members serve 4-year staggered terms. The incumbents whose seats are up for election:

City Councilmember Chris Leh – Ward I
City Councilmember Jeff Lipton– Ward II
City Councilmember Ashley Stolzmann – Ward III

Candidates may download a 2017 Election Packet, including nomination petitions, from the City’s web site at LouisvilleCO.gov or pick one up from the City Clerk’s Office (749 Main Street). Candidates may circulate nomination petitions only from Tuesday, August 8, through Monday, August 28, 2017. Each petition requires 25 signatures from registered electors residing within the candidate’s ward in the City. Registered electors may sign only one petition in his/her ward for Councilmember seats. Completed petitions must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, August 28, 2017.

City Council Candidates must:

  • have been residents of the Ward in which they are running for at least one year preceding the election
    be registered to vote in the City of Louisville
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a citizen of the United States

Election Information:

Date of the Election: November 7, 2017– Coordinated Mail Ballot Election

Voter Qualification:

To vote in the 2017 election you must be:

  • 18 years of age
  • A citizen of the United States
  • A resident of Colorado and the Municipal Election Ward for at least 30 days
  • A registered elector in the City of Louisville


 

City of Louisville Ballot Questions

Ballot Issue ___ (Number yet to be determined)

SHALL CITY OF LOUISVILLE TAXES BE INCREASED $550,000 IN 2019 AND THEN ANNUALLY BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED THEREAFTER FROM THE CONTINUATION OF THE CITY’S HISTORIC PRESERVATION SALES TAX OF 0.125 PERCENT BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2019 AND EXPIRING TEN YEARS AFTER SUCH DATE; WITH THE NET PROCEEDS OF SUCH SALES TAX, ALONG WITH THE NET PROCEEDS OF A 0.125 PERCENT RATE OF USE TAX, TO BE COLLECTED, RETAINED AND SPENT FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION PURPOSES CONSISTENT WITH BALLOT ISSUE 2A, APPROVED AT THE NOVEMBER 4, 2008 ELECTION; AND, ADDITIONALLY, COMMENCING IN 2019, SHALL THE CITY ALSO BE AUTHORIZED TO (1) EXPEND ANY FUNDS FROM THE 0.125 PERCENT RATE OF SALES AND USE TAX IN THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND, INCLUDING EXISTING FUND BALANCE, IN ANY AREA WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY, AS EXISTING FROM TIME TO TIME, RATHER THAN SOLELY WITHIN HISTORIC OLD TOWN LOUISVILLE, PROVIDED THAT ANY EXPENDITURE OUTSIDE HISTORIC OLD TOWN LOUISVILLE IS APPROVED BY THE AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE MEMBERS OF THE ENTIRE CITY COUNCIL, AND (2) EXPEND, ON AN ANNUAL FISCAL YEAR BASIS AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED 20% OF THE NET PROCEEDS OF SUCH 0.125 PERCENT RATE OF SALES AND USE TAX FOR OPERATING AND MAINTAINING THE LOUISVILLE MUSEUM CAMPUS; ALL AS FURTHER SET FORTH IN ORDINANCE NO 1743, SERIES 2017; AND SHALL THE CITY BE PERMITTED TO COLLECT, RETAIN AND EXPEND ALL REVENUES DERIVED FROM SUCH TAX AS A VOTER-APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND AN EXCEPTION TO LIMITS WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE APPLY UNDER ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?

_______ YES

_______   NO

BALLOT QUESTION NO.___

SHALL THE CITY OF LOUISVILLE BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE HIGH-SPEED INTERNET SERVICES (ADVANCED SERVICES), TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, AND/OR CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES TO RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, NONPROFIT ENTITIES AND OTHER USERS OF SUCH SERVICES, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY WITH PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS, AS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED BY COLORADO REVISED STATUTES §§ 29-27-101 TO 304, “COMPETITION IN UTILITY AND ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES," WITHOUT LIMITING ITS HOME RULE AUTHORITY?

_______ YES

_______   NO