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Denver Ballot Issue 2D Create Advisory Board for Transportation and Infrastructure

Referred Measure 2D: Create Advisory Board for Transportation and InfrastructureTitle: A bill for an ordinance submitting to a vote of the qualified and registered electors of the City and County of Denver at a special municipal election to be held in conjunction with the coordinated election of November 3, 2020, a proposed amendment to the Charter of the City and County of Denver creating a Board of Transportation and Infrastructure.Background: The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure was created from previously existing departments in the last municipal election. Since this department affects a large proportion of the population in important ways it is important to get citizen input. This proposal would create an official method for providing input. There is currently an advisory board for the Department of Parks and Recreation. This proposal would mirror that board.Major Provisions: Creates a board to advise the Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. There will be 13 members appointed by city Council and 6 by the mayor. The board will be charged with understanding issues and providing citizen input to the Department.

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  • Yes - For the Measure

  • No - Against the Measure

Those in favor say: -This proposal adds an official avenue for citizen input on issues relating to transportation in particular. Citizens do not currently have a way to comment on services that are vitally important to many.

Proponents: Denver City Council
There is no organized opposition to this measure.