2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 31 - Government - Municipal
Powers and Functions of Cities and Towns
Article 25 - Public Improvements
Part 8 - Downtown Development Authorities
§ 31-25-804. Organizational procedure - election
(1) When the governing body of a municipality determines it is necessary to establish a downtown development authority for the public health, safety, prosperity, security, and welfare and to carry out the purposes of an authority as stated in section 31-25-801, it shall by ordinance submit, at the next regular election or at a special election called for that purpose, the question of the establishment of a downtown development authority. In the ordinance submitting said question, the governing body shall state the boundaries of the downtown development district within which the authority shall exercise its powers and may provide for submission to the voters of any local government matters arising under section 20 of article X of the state constitution, as defined in section 1-41-103 (4), C.R.S. If any such matters are to be submitted to the voters, the election shall be conducted at the time and in the manner required by section 20 of article X of the state constitution. If a majority of the qualified electors voting at the election vote for the establishment of a downtown development authority, the authority shall be established pursuant to the provisions of this part 8.
(2) Any ordinance creating a downtown development authority shall provide that any ordinance or resolution by which bonds are issued pursuant to this part 8 shall specify the maximum net effective interest rate of such bonds.
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