Commerce City Charter Amendments, 3 (November 2011)

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Three Commerce City Charter Amendment measures were on the November 1, 2011 ballot in the city of Commerce which is in Adams County.

All three measures were approved

The first measure sought to make it that the first City Council meeting held after the election of its members be held on the second Monday after the election.

  • YES 3,167 (73.29%)Approveda
  • NO 1,154 (26.71%)

The second measure sought to make it that members of the Planning Commission are elected independently and are not members of the City Council.

  • YES 3,786 (83.28%)Approveda
  • NO 760 (16.72%)

The third measure sought to make it that the Mayor is separated from the City Council and is elected to a limit of two two-year terms.[1]

  • YES3,138 (69.94%)Approveda
  • NO 1,349 (30.06%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Question 2H: Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Commerce City be amended to provide in section 4.3(a), section 4.3(d), and section 4.5(b) 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]


  1. Adams County Elections, November Sample Ballot
  2. Adams County Elections, Unofficial November Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.