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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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2012 Measures Proposed by Charter Commission

 

The following nine measures were proposed by the Charter Commission as amendments to the City of Portland Charter:

Amendments as Proposed by Charter Review Commission

Report to Council

Exhibit

Status of measures:

 

12/21/2011 Charter Review Commission voted on proposed Charter amendments
01/11//2012  Charter Review Commission presented proposed measures to Council
01/27/2012

Seven-day ballot title challenge period began; an elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 P.M. Monday, February 6th, 2012.

02/07/2012

No ballot title challenges were filed during challenge period

02/14/2012

County certified the proposed measures to the ballot

 

 

 

 

        

 


 

Measure 26-126

 

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter tort notice provision for consistency with state law

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-127

 

Ballot Title Caption: Amends City Charter provisions regarding Mayor’s fund

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-128

  

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter by deleting unenforceable obscenity provisions

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-129

  

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter: Deletes outdated, unenforceable provisions regarding vagrants and paupers

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-130

  

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter: Deletes outdated provision prohibiting exhibition of persons, begging.

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-131

  

Ballot Title Caption: Amends City Charter provisions regarding Council emergency fund

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-132

  

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter to clarify election procedure for filling vacancies

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-133

  

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter: Adds terms and vacancy provision for Charter Commission

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 

Measure 26-134

  

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter: Deletes outdated Exposition-Recreation Commission chapter

Ballot Title (SEL 802)

Explanatory Statement (Voter’s Pamphlet)

Measure Text (Amendments to Charter)

 


 

General Information

    • City Charter Section 13-302 and City Code Section 2.04.110 provides that the Charter Commission may propose a charter amendment as a measure to the ballot.
    • Charter amendments proposed by the Charter Commission supported by an affirmative vote of at least fifteen (15) members of the Charter Commission shall be submitted to the voters of the City of Portland
    • Charter amendments proposed by the Charter Commission supported by an affirmative vote of a majority but less than least fifteen (15) members of the Charter Commission shall be considered as recommendations to the City Council.