Charter Commission Recommendation to Amend the City Charter

Type

Non-controversial or housekeeping amendments may be recommended by the Charter Commission and passed by the Council by a 13-0 vote. These amendments are typically recommended by City staff to clarify or update the Charter.

Process

Effective Date

The amendment becomes effective 90 days after passage and publication in Finance and Commerce, unless a different effective date is set forth in the charter amendment. During the first 60 days after publication, citizens may petition for a referendum on the amendment, as described on the next page.

Last updated Jun. 19, 2013