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    City to Hold Charter Election

    City to Hold Charter Election

    On February 20, 2007 City Council voted to hold a Charter election along with the four City Council district elections on May 12, 2007. The purpose of amending the City Charter was to accomplish three major objectives that include:

    • Complete the changes necessary to conform to a Council-Manager form of government.
    • Adjust the City Charter where it conflicts with State law.
    • Modernize provisions where there are opportunities to create cost savings and efficiencies.
    City Manager and staff have been working on the Charter amendments since mid -summer. The proposed changes come from input received at 11 different meetings. City Council members, City administration, City employee work groups and a citizen review panel all had the opportunity to review the Charter and make recommendations.

    The 14 propositions that will be submitted to the voters during the election and the Charter are available for viewing through the following links:

    Current Charter Charter with Changes Propositions

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