Shall Section 12.6 (a) the Home Rule Charter of the City of Fountain,
Colorado be amended by the addition of the underlined language to
read as follows:

“The Council shall have all municipal powers relating to all utilities
and franchises including, but without limitation to, all powers and
authority now existing and which maybe hereafter provided by the
Constitution or Statutes of the State of Colorado, or by ordinance, or
by this Charter. The rights of the City to construct, purchase, or
condemn any public or private utility work or way shall not be
abridged, except the right to use, or allow installation of smart meter
technology with wired or wireless communication which possesses
any capability to monitor, control, record time of day usage, history, or
hold any information other than the amount of energy consumed by
any consumer in one billing cycle solely for the sake of billing, is
prohibited. Individual information heretofore gathered shall not be
made available, sold or used except for billing. Except as otherwise
required by this Charter or ordinance, the Council shall exercise all
powers and authority concerning the granting, amending, revoking or
otherwise dealing in franchises.”


_______   YES


_______   NO