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File #: 18-946    Version: 1
Type: Strategic Support Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/7/2018 In control: City Manager's Office
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Actions Related to a Potential Modernization of the City Charter on the November 2018 Citywide Ballot.
Sponsors: City Council
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Presentation, 3. Letter(s) from the Public
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Actions Related to a Potential Modernization of the City Charter on the November 2018 Citywide Ballot.

...Recommendations

a.                     Review the results of a survey regarding a potential ballot measure to modernize the City Charter.

b.                     Direct the City Manager and City Attorney to draft ballot language and return to City Council no later than August 7, 2018 for consideration of placing on the November 6, 2018 ballot a measure modernizing the City Charter with respect to removing the ability of the City Council to set their own salaries and limiting City Council increases to annual adjustments accounting only for inflation; streamlining construction contract procurement and updating the bidding process; and aligning the City Charter with state law regarding competing measures in Municipal Elections.

CEQA: Not a Project, File No. PP17-008, General Procedure & Policy Making resulting in no changes to the physical environment. (City Manager)