Charter Review Commission
The City Council approved 11 ballot questions regarding amendments to the City Charter (the city’s constitution). These questions will go before voters on November 8, 2022. The questions were based on recommendations from the Charter Review Commission, which included more than six months of weekly meetings with city department heads and public input. Here are the ballot questions:
What is the Charter Review?
The city’s Charter Review process comes once every 10 years, per Article XIII of the Home Rule Charter.
First established in January of 1992, a charter review commission is appointed to review the Charter (essentially the city’s constitution) and recommend any changes to the city council. The commission is made up of nine (9) members, four (4) are appointed by the mayor, and five (5) by the city council. The commission has a maximum of eight (8) months from the date of its appointment to complete a report and submit its findings to the city council.
January 19, 5:30 p.m.
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Charter review documents
2022 Charter Review Commission final report
2012 Charter Review Commission final report
2012 Charter Review Commission ballot results
2002 Charter Review Commission final report