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City of Alameda Emergency Contract Procedures, Measure S (November 2008)

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A City of Alameda Emergency Contract Procedures, Measure S ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Alameda in Alameda County, where it was approved.

Measure S provides that in an emergency, the city manager can enter into a contract without first going through the standard competitive bidding procedure in the city.

Election results

Measure S
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 19,416 67.0%
No9,56233.0%
These final election results are from the Alameda County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure S: "Shall the Charter of the City of Alameda be amended to provide that in an emergency the City Manager or designee may forego competitive bidding for a public work or improvement or purchase of materials or supplies to protect life, health, property or essential public services? Such amendment will be accomplished by adding Section 3-15.2, as fully set forth in Resolution No. 14253 of the Council of the City of Alameda"

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