2017 Election Schedule


NOVEMBER 7, 2017 INDEPENDENT MAIL BALLOT ELECTION CALENDAR FOR THE NEDERLAND DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

DATE

ACTION

AUTHORITY
August
Board Meeting
Board adopts Election Resolution calling the special election, appointing Designated Election Official, approving the ballot issue to be submitted to the NDDA qualified electors, and determining other matters (at least 30 days prior to the election).

Immediately begin determining qualified electors.  Order property owners list from Boulder County Assessor and begin mailing letters and Designation of Natural Person to Vote forms to commercial property owners and leaseholders.

31-25-807(3)(b)
  FCPA NOTE.  Issue Committees shall register with the Nederland Town Clerk (“Town Clerk”) within 10 calendar days of accepting or making contributions or expenditures in excess of $200 to support or oppose the ballot issue. Article XXVIII, Section 2(10), Colo. Constitution

 

1-45-108(3.3)

9-22-17 Written comments for and against the TABOR ballot issue must be received by the Designated Election Official (45 days before the election).   (Comments must be filed by the end of the business day on the Friday before the 45th day before the election).

 

31-10-501.5(1)
1-7-901(4)
Article X, Section 20, Colorado Constitution
10-6-17 Mail TABOR Notice to each household where a qualified elector of the NDDA resides (at least 30 days before the election). Article X, Section 20(3)(b), Colorado Constitution

 

10-16-17 Designated Election Official may begin mailing to each known qualified elector a mail ballot package.   Mail ballots shall be made available at the office of the Designated Election Official for qualified electors who are designated after the date of the initial mailing of the ballots (not sooner than 22 days prior to election).

 

31-10-910(2)(a)

31-10-910(2)(d)

10-17-17 FCPA NOTE:  File Issues Committee Report of Contributions and Expenditures pursuant to the Fair Campaign Practices Act with the Town Clerk (21st day before the election).

 

1-45-108(2)(a)(II)
10-18-17 Post notice of additional financial information on the NDDA website (no later than 20 days before the election). 31-10-501.5(2)
1-7-908(1)(a)
10-23-17 Last day to mail the ballot packages to the known qualified electors (no later than 15 days before the election).
Appoint at least three (3) election judges (at least 15 days prior to election).  Designated Election Official shall mail certificates of appointment and acceptance forms to each person appointed.    Each election judge shall file an acceptance of appointment with the Designated Election Official within seven (7) days after certificate of appointment and acceptance forms were mailed.

Election Judges may receive and prepare mail ballots for tabulation.  Counting of the mail ballots may begin fifteen (15) days prior to the election and continue until counting is completed.

31-10-910(2)(a)

 

31-10-401

31-10-402
31-10-403
31-10-404

31-10-911

10-27-17 Publish Notice of the election once (at least 10 days before the election).  Post Notice in the office of the Designated Election Official.    If cannot publish on the tenth day prior to the election, the publication shall occur on the earliest possible day before the tenth day.

 

31-10-501(1)

and (2)

11-3-17 FCPA NOTE:  File Issues Committee Report of Contributions and Expenditures pursuant to the Fair Campaign Practices Act with the Town Clerk (Friday before the election). 1-45-108(2)(a)(II)
11-7-17 ELECTION DAY.   7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M  
11-17-17 Canvass Board shall certify the official abstract of votes cast at the election (no later than 10 days after the election). 31-10-1201
12-7-17 FCPA NOTE:  File Issue Committee Report of Contributions and Expenditures with the Town Clerk (30 days after the election).

 

1-45-108(2)(a)(II)