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File #: 19-0803    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Failed
File created: 8/6/2019 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 6/4/2020 Final action:
Title: A bill for an ordinance establishing an excise tax on electricity and natural gas for commercial and industrial customers to fund the office of climate action, sustainability, and resiliency, subject to the approval of the voters at a special municipal election to be conducted in coordination with the state coordinated election on November 5, 2019. A Bill for an ordinance establishing an excise tax on electricity and natural gas for commercial and industrial customers to fund the office of climate action, sustainability, and resiliency, subject to the approval of the voters at a special municipal election to be conducted in coordination with the state coordinated election on November 5, 2019. Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-13-19. This item was postponed to 6-1-20 at the City Council meeting of 8-26-19.
Indexes: Jonathan Griffin
Attachments: 1. Presentation, 2. DRAFT Referred Climate Tax Bill V6 8-13-19, 3. 19-0803_Filed Bill Referred Climate Tax Bill.pdf, 4. Chart from Councilwoman Ortega, 5. Letter from Councilwoman Ortega, 6. Letter from Mayor Hancock regarding Carbon Tax, 7. Clark First Reading Amendment 1- 19-0803 - V2 - 8-19-19.pdf, 8. Greg Thomas (DDPHE) Climate Questions, 9. Ortega Climate Questions, 10. Projections vs Long Term Goal[2], 11. FINAL_Denver 2017 Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory_Visual[3], 12. K Black Climate Questions, 13. 19-0803 amended.pdf, 14. 19-0803.pdf

Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

 

Date Submitted: 8/6/19

 

Requesting Agency: City Council

                               Division:

 

Subject Matter Expert Name: Council President Jolon Clark
Email Address:
Jolon.clark@denvergov.org <mailto:Jolon.clark@denvergov.org>                     
Phone Number: 720-337-7777

 

Item Title & Description:

(Do not delete the following instructions)

These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney’s Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

 

Both the title and description must be entered between the red “title” and “body” below.  Do not at any time delete the red “title” or “body” markers from this template.

title

A bill for an ordinance establishing an excise tax on electricity and natural gas for commercial and industrial customers to fund the office of climate action, sustainability, and resiliency, subject to the approval of the voters at a special municipal election to be conducted in coordination with the state coordinated election on November 5, 2019.

A Bill for an ordinance establishing an excise tax on electricity and natural gas for commercial and industrial customers to fund the office of climate action, sustainability, and resiliency, subject to the approval of the voters at a special municipal election to be conducted in coordination with the state coordinated election on November 5, 2019. Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 8-13-19. This item was postponed to 6-1-20 at the City Council meeting of 8-26-19.     

body

 

Affected Council District(s) or citywide?

 

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:

Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.

 

Address/Location (if applicable):

 

Legal Description (if applicable):

 

Denver Revised Municipal Code (D.R.M.C.) Citation (if applicable):

 

Draft Bill Attached?