Commerce City Council has directed the City Attorney to prepare four ballot questions to be submitted to a vote of the registered electors of the City of Commerce City at the regular municipal election to be held by mail ballot on Tuesday, November 1, 2011.
1) Whether the City should impose an additional tax in an amount not to exceed 7% of the gross taxable amount paid or charged for purchasing marijuana, marijuana paraphernalia, marijuana-infused products and synthetic marijuana products and to spend City revenues therefrom to promote public safety.
2) Whether the City Charter of the City of Commerce City should be changed to provide that the organization meeting of the City Council be held on the second Monday following certification of the results of the election of the members of the City Council.
3) Whether the City Charter of the City of Commerce City should be changed to remove all City Council members from membership on the Planning Commission.
4) Whether the City Charter of the City of Commerce should be changed to amend Section 4.1 and to clarify all other portions of the City Charter, to provide that the Mayor shall, for purposes of term limits as provided in Section 11 of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution, be considered a position separate and apart from other members of the City Council.