City of Vancouver Charter Amendment 1 (November 2009)

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A City of Vancouver Charter Amendment 1 proposition was on the November 3, 2009 ballot in Clark County.

The measure was approved.[1]

  • Yes: 23,643 (80.57%)Approveda
  • No: 5,703 (19.43%)

The proposed amendment will change section 11.12 and would require damage claims presented to the city to comply with state law.

Ballot summary

The ballot read:

"CITY OF VANCOUVER PROPOSED CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT #1 Concerns claims for damages against the City of Vancouver. This amendment to Section 11.12 would require damage claims against the City to comply with state law and with any additional requirements established by ordinance in conformity with state law.

Should this amendment to the Charter be enacted?"[2]