Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Local Referendum Questions for the City of Bangor: Question #1 & Question #2

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Question #1: Adds a provision to the City Charter to require voter ratification of Council action to borrow money under certain circumstances.

Shall the municipality approve the Charter modifications to Article VIII, Business and Financial Provisions, by adding Section 19 Voter Referendum Required for Certain City Council Action, as outlined below?  (See the City of Bangor Municipal Election sample ballot.)

Support: Citizen Initiative
Oppose: Bangor City Council  

(for more info read Councilor Sprague's Oct. 16 facebook post)

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Question #2: - Modifies the City Charter to increase the target amount for the General Fund/Cash Reserves.

Shall the municipality approve Charter modifications to Article VIII, Business and Financial Provisions, Section 16, Undesignated Fund Balance, of the Bangor City Charter, as outlined below? (See the City of Bangor Municipal Election sample ballot.)

Support: Bangor City Council
(for more info read Councilor Sprague's Oct. 16 facebook post & his editorial in the Bangor Daily News.
Oppose: No formal opposition known.


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