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E24102773EA7B06E8725821D0070DC29 Hearing Summary


Date Jan 22, 2018      
Location SCR 357

SB18-025 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

01:32:45 PM  

Senator Priola, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 18-025 to the committee. The bill clarifies election procedures for the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, and specifies that elections in the district can be held either independently or in coordination with the county clerks and recorders of the counties included in the district.  The bill addresses the calculation of the district's share of costs if participating in a coordinated election, and it aligns various portions of the law with the Uniform Election Code and the Local Government Election Code.

01:34:43 PM  

Libby Szabo, representing the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, testified in support of the bill.  She explained that the bill cleans up procedures to keep them up with current election laws.  She described the district's role in the Denver metro area and provided examples of its work.

01:39:35 PM  

Ken MacKenzie, executive director of the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, testified in support of the bill.

01:39:54 PM  

Matt Crane, Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder representing the Colorado County Clerks' Association, testified on the bill.  He explained that the association is neutral on the bill but supports amendment L.001 [Attachment A].

01:40:40 PM  
Evan Goulding, representing the Special Districts Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
01:40:41 PM  

Senator Priola wrapped up his presentation of the bill.

01:43:35 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Hill
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection

01:43:58 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-025, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Hill
Court Yes
Fenberg Yes
Hill Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Marble Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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