2A Ballot Language

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The Special Municipal Election was held as part of the November 7, 2017 Coordinated Election conducted by the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder. The Special Municipal Election had one question that pertained specifically to the City of Colorado Springs.

City Question 2A - As set forth in Resolution 89-17, referred by City Council 8/22/2017

Without imposing any new tax or increasing any existing taxes, shall Ordinance No. 17 - 69 of the City of Colorado Springs be approved authorizing: the collection of stormwater service fees beginning July 1, 2018 and ending July 1, 2038, for the sole purpose of funding through a City enterprise, the construction, improvement, operation and maintenance of public stormwater facilities and a public stormwater system in the City, including regulatory permit compliance and protection of life and property within the City from the hazards of flooding and stormwater, to be assessed on all developed real property within the City, with such fees not to exceed the following maximum amounts:

Residential property:            $5.00 per dwelling unit/month
Non-residential property:  $30.00 per acre/month

providing that such fees may be thereafter increased by City Council by Resolution only to the extent required to comply with a valid court order, federal or state permits, federal or state laws, and intergovernmental agreements of the City entered into before June 1, 2016; and providing for citizen advisory committee oversight?



➢ Ordinance 17-69 - Amending Article 8 (Stormwater Enterprise) of Chapter 14 (Municipal Enterprises)

➢ Current City Code - Stormwater Enterprise - Chapter 14, Article 8