2022 Election Charter Referendums
Charter Amendment Referendums
In 2019, the City's Charter Review Board reviewed the City Charter and proposed a number of amendments to the Charter. For the Charter to be amended, the proposals must be placed on the ballot for the voters to decide on approving the amendments.
These ballot questions will show on the November 8th General Election Ballot, each question is a YES or NO.
The following are the Commission approved Charter Amendment Proposals:
REPEAL OBSOLETE ARTICLES IIIA, SECTIONS 14 AND 22, ARTICLES V AND XII.
Shall Article IIIA, Section 14 of the City Charter providing for a City Treasurer, and Section 22 providing for a transitional City Commission in 1985, and Article V of the City Charter providing that the City Clerk shall be the City’s tax collector and collect local business taxes, and Article XII providing for a Civil Service Board, all be repealed in their entirety as obsolete?Ordinance No. 2021-013
FORFEITURE OF OFFICE; FILLING OF VACANCIES FOR OFFICE OF MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION
Shall Article IIIA, Section 5 of the City Charter be Amended to Delete the Provision Authorizing the City Commission to Declare a Forfeiture in the Office of Mayor or Commissioner; and to Amend the Provisions For Filling Vacancies in the Office of Mayor and City Commission?
TERM LIMITS FOR COMMISSIONERS AND MAYOR
Shall Article IIIA of the City Charter be amended to provide term limits of twelve (12) years for mayor and commissioners; specifically, a limit of (3) four (4) year terms for commissioners; and a limit of six (6) two (2) year terms for mayor?