About the Home Rule Charter Commission

Current Action

  • The Home Rule Charter Commission has completed their work and presented the final Home Rule Charter to City Council on February 12, 2019.
  • On February 26, City Council officially referred the Charter to the voters and formally set the ballot language.
  • Ballots were mailed to all registered electors in the City of Castle Pines on April 22.
  • Residents will vote on May 14 to either support or reject the City Charter written by the Charter Commission.


History

  • Eligibility to serve on the Charter Commission extends to all registered electors of the City.
  • City Council set the number of Charter Commission members at 13.
  • 10 applicants successfully completed the necessary paperwork to be added to the November ballot, leaving three Charter Commission positions vacant. The remaining three positions were filled through an application process and appointment by City Council.
  • Elected Charter Commission members work alongside City staff to draft the Charter.
  • The Commission has a maximum of 180 days to write the Charter.
  • Charter Commission meeting packets and the entire Home Rule Charter can be found by visiting the Home Rule Documents webpage.
  • All Charter Commission meetings were open to the public. View the meeting schedule.


Questions about the Charter Commission can be directed to Tobi Basile, City Clerk, tobi@castlepinesco.gov or 303-705-0200.

Current Action

  • The Home Rule Charter Commission has completed their work and presented the final Home Rule Charter to City Council on February 12, 2019.
  • On February 26, City Council officially referred the Charter to the voters and formally set the ballot language.
  • Ballots were mailed to all registered electors in the City of Castle Pines on April 22.
  • Residents will vote on May 14 to either support or reject the City Charter written by the Charter Commission.


History

  • Eligibility to serve on the Charter Commission extends to all registered electors of the City.
  • City Council set the number of Charter Commission members at 13.
  • 10 applicants successfully completed the necessary paperwork to be added to the November ballot, leaving three Charter Commission positions vacant. The remaining three positions were filled through an application process and appointment by City Council.
  • Elected Charter Commission members work alongside City staff to draft the Charter.
  • The Commission has a maximum of 180 days to write the Charter.
  • Charter Commission meeting packets and the entire Home Rule Charter can be found by visiting the Home Rule Documents webpage.
  • All Charter Commission meetings were open to the public. View the meeting schedule.


Questions about the Charter Commission can be directed to Tobi Basile, City Clerk, tobi@castlepinesco.gov or 303-705-0200.