Lafayette City Charter Amendments, 5 (November 2011)

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Five Lafayette City Charter Amendment measures was on the November 1, 2011 ballot in the City of Lafayette which is in Boulder County.

All five measures were approved

The first measure sought to increase the time for the Council to call a special election to 90 days.

  • YES 3,275 (62.55%)Approveda
  • NO 1,961 (37.45%)

The second measure sought to amend the charter so as to add a Youth Advisory board.

  • YES 3,348 (62.38%)Approveda
  • NO 2,019 (37.62%)

The third measure sought to allow the publication of ordinances by title.

  • YES 3,064 (58.65%)Approveda
  • NO 2,160 (41.35%)

The fourth measure sought to standardize the removal of members from the council and commissions.

  • YES 4,596 (88.42%)Approveda
  • NO 602 (11.58%)

The fifth measure sought to eliminate obsolete provisions in the charter.[1]

  • YES 4,676 (89.07%)Approveda
  • NO 574 (10.93%)[2]

Text of measure

Amendment Question 2A

The question on the ballot:

Shall Chapter VII, Section 7.12 of the Charter be amended to increase from sixty (60) to ninety (90) days the time for the City to conduct a special election on a certified citizen initiative from the date the initiative is presented to City Council?[3]


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