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File #: 14-1022    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/17/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/8/2016 Final action: 3/8/2016
Title: Charter Review Committee recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 039-2016 to place a Charter Amendment on the June 7, 2016 Ballot to delete Charter section 210 c. relating to voting requirements for increases to current benefit assessments of real property. The substance of the section is now covered by general law, after passage of Proposition 218 in November of 1996. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. 3A - Draft Resolution - Charter 210c 3-8-16, 2. Executed Resolution 039-2016, 3. Proposed Changes by Member Payne Rcvd 8-4-14, 4. Proposed changes from Payne Rcvd 7-21-14, 5. Executed Recorded Charter Chapter 210, 6. Executed Recorded Charter Preamble, 7. A - Excerpt of Section 210 - 210(c)

Title

Charter Review Committee recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 039-2016 to place a Charter Amendment on the June 7, 2016 Ballot to delete Charter section 210 c. relating to voting requirements for increases to current benefit assessments of real property.  The substance of the section is now covered by general law, after passage of Proposition 218 in November of 1996.

 

FUNDING:  N/A

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION

The Charter Review Committee (2014) approved referral of this matter to the Board at their meeting of August 4, 2014 (Item 5). 

 

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

The Committee refers this matter to the Board requesting placement on the June 7, 2016 ballot to remove section 210 c. as the substance of the section is now covered by general law, after passage of Proposition 218 in November of 1996.

 

ALTERNATIVES

The Board may elect to not place this matter on the ballot, thereby retaining this language in the County Charter.

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

County Counsel

Clerk of the Board

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the Resolution.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

The financial impact of this item is negligible as Elections staff will simply include the ballot language with the general election ballot for June 7, 2016.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

Obtain Chair's signature on the Resolution and forward a copy to the El Dorado County Registrar of Voters; Attn: Linda Webster

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Good Governance

 

CONTACT

Judith Kerr, County Counsel

Jim Mitrisin, Clerk of the Board