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The November 5, 2019 election included a non-partisan Mayoral and City Council election as well as three additional items for Louisville.

2019 City Council Candidates

Mayor (4-year term)

            Ashley Stolzmann                             5,488            60.26%

            Don Brown                                        3,619            39.74%

City Council Ward I (4-year term)

            Barbara Butterworth                          1,091            32.31%

            Caleb Dickinson                                1,616            47.85%

            Gordon Madonna                                 670            19.84%

City Council Ward II (4-year term)

            Sherry Sommer                                  1,139            42.93%

            Deb Fahey                                          1,514            57.07%

City Council Ward III (4-year term)

            Dennis Maloney                                  2,015            100%


Candidate and Committee Financial Reports:

If you have questions about the City Council election process, please contact the City Clerk at 303.335.4536 or MeredythM@LouisvilleCO.gov.


2019 Louisville Ballot Items 

The City Council has referred three items to voters for the 2019 ballot.

Louisville Ballot Issue 2D
Retail Marijuana Cultivation Facility Excise Tax 

SHALL CITY OF LOUISVILLE TAXES BE INCREASED BY $200,000 IN 2020 (THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR OF SUCH TAX INCREASE) AND BY WHATEVER ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS ARE RAISED ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, BY IMPOSING, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020, A NEW TAX ON THE FIRST SALE OR TRANSFER OF UNPROCESSED MARIJUANA BY A RETAIL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY AT THE RATE OF FIVE PERCENT (5%) OF THE AVERAGE MARKET RATE, WHICH IS THE AVERAGE PRICE OF UNPROCESSED RETAIL MARIJUANA THAT IS SOLD OR TRANSFERRED FROM A RETAIL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY, WITH THE TAX REVENUES BEING USED TO PAY OR REIMBURSE THE CITY FOR DIRECT AND INDIRECT COSTS INCURRED OR EXPENDED BY THE CITY FOR TRAINING, ENFORCEMENT, AND ADMINISTRATION OF ALL APPLICABLE MARIJUANA LAWS AND REGULATIONS, TO SUPPORT LOCAL DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES, AND FOR OTHER GENERAL PURPOSES OF THE CITY; WITH THE RATE OF THE TAX BEING ALLOWED TO BE INCREASED OR DECREASED WITHOUT FURTHER VOTER APPROVAL SO LONG AS THE RATE OF TAXATION DOES NOT EXCEED TEN PERCENT (10%), IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY ORDINANCES HEREAFTER APPROVED BY THE  CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOUISVILLE; PROVIDED THAT ANY SUCH TAX SHALL BE IMPOSED ONLY IF RETAIL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITIES ARE PERMITTED WITHIN THE CITY; AND SHALL THE CITY BE AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT AND SPEND SUCH REVENUE AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE UNDER ARTICLE X SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, AND SHALL ORDINANCE NO. 1776, SERIES 2019, WHICH IMPOSES THE TAX, BE APPROVED?

                                                                                                YES    6,453           69.63%

                                                                                                NO      2,814           30.37%

Louisville Ballot Issue 2E
Retention of Recreation Tax Revenues 

WITHOUT CREATING ANY NEW TAX OR INCREASING ANY CURRENT TAX RATE, MAY THE CITY OF LOUISVILLE KEEP REVENUES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD BE REFUNDED FOR EXCEEDING ESTIMATES INCLUDED IN THE ELECTION NOTICE MAILED TO VOTERS FOR THE 2016 VOTER-APPROVED 0.15 PERCENT INCREASE IN SALES AND USE TAX, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH REVENUES HAVE ALREADY BEEN SPENT, AND CONTINUE TO COLLECT THE TAX AT THE PREVIOUSLY APPROVED RATE, AND SPEND ALL REVENUES COLLECTED FOR OPERATING AND MAINTAINING THE LOUISVILLE RECREATION/SENIOR CENTER AND POOL FACILITIES AT MEMORY SQUARE PARK?

                                                                                                YES    7,117              75.93%

                                                                                                NO      2,256              24.07%

Louisville Ballot Question 2F
Retail Marijuana Cultivation

 

IF BALLOT QUESTION NO. 2D IS PASSED BY THE VOTERS, APPROVING AN EXCISE TAX ON THE FIRST SALE OR TRANSFER OF UNPROCESSED MARIJUANA BY A RETAIL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITY, SHALL THE CITY OF LOUISVILLE MUNICIPAL CODE BE AMENDED TO PERMIT RETAIL MARIJUANA CULTIVATION FACILITIES WITHIN INDUSTRIAL ZONE DISTRICTS OF THE CITY, SUBJECT TO CITY LICENSING AND REGULATION, AND SHALL ORDINANCE NO. 1777, SERIES 2019, WHICH IMPOSES CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATIONS FOR SUCH FACILITIES, BE APPROVED?

(This map identifies the industrial areas in which cultivation would be allowed.)

                                                                                                YES    5,104              55.44%

                                                                                                NO      4,103              44.56%


2019 Voter Registration & Mail Ballots 

The November election will be coordinated with Boulder County. The County will handle all aspects of the election including:

  • Mail Ballots
  • Voting Centers
  • Voter Registration

Check the Boulder County website for details.