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City Council Prepares to Send Charter Amendments to Voters: Changes to petition elections coming to your ballot – News | #citycouncil

The City Charter is like the constitution of Austin (art by Zeke Barbaro / Getty Images) Austin voters can expect to encounter a lengthy ballot for the upcoming November election, the bottom of which will contain a number of important amendments to the City Charter that should not be overlooked. The most prominent amendments deal […]

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New commission to scrutinize how NYC Council approves public safety laws | #citycouncil

Metro exclusive details By Rich Calder Published June 1, 2024, 11:02 a.m. ET “Criminal-friendly” laws pushed through by lefty legislators on the City Council have led to calls by some community leaders for the public to have a bigger voice in how local public safety laws are created, according to City Hall insiders. The topic […]

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Santa Fe City Council Holds Special Meeting Today on Charter | | #citycouncil

Council meets today to discuss charter The Santa Fe City Council is slated to hold a special meeting at 2 pm today in Council Chambers to discuss the recommendations made by the 2023 Charter Commission. Beginning last year, the commission met a dozen times, and created two subcommittees to hash through a variety of proposals for the […]

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Protesters aim frustration at Tampa’s mayor: “Let the people vote!”

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Wednesday evening, holding signs outside Tampa City Hall, protesters focused their disappointment on Mayor Jane Castor. “Castor, Castor, shame on you!” they chanted. Members of the Tampa Bay Community Action Committee, ACLU, and other groups stood in solidarity to demand their right to vote on several key changes to the City […]

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Burlington City Council to consider ranked choice voting, all-resident voting | #citycouncil

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – The Burlington City Council will vote Monday night on several measures that could end up on the Town Meeting Day ballot. That includes a proposal to change the way voters elect their mayor. The City Council is looking at three charter changes. One is allowing all residents to vote, another is […]

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Omaha City Council taking action on suggested changes to charter | #citycouncil

The Omaha City Council has requested 10 proposed amendments to the city charter to be added to the upcoming meeting’s agenda.The city council’s legislative affairs committee, which includes Council President Pete Festersen, councilmember Aimee Melton and councilmember Danny Begley, announced Thursday that the 10 proposed changes will be placed on the Aug. 2 council agenda. […]

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Some East Cleveland leaders question demolition of mayor’s home

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — East Cleveland city council members Korean Stevenson and Patricia Blochowiak believe the demolition of a home owned by Mayor Brandon King raises a series of questions. According to both city and Cuyahoga County records, King obtained the Oakhill Road home from the East Cleveland Land Bank for no more than $1,000 […]

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