City of Vernon Open and Competitive Bidding Process, Measure J (November 2011)

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A City of Vernon Open and Competitive Bidding Process, Measure J was on the November 22, 2011 ballot in the City of Vernon in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

Measure J amends the Vernon City Charter to require the establishment of a process allowing for open and competitive bidding on City service contracts by City Council ordinance.

Measures E, Vernon Housing Commission Requirement, F: Vernon Independent Reform Monitor, G: Vernon Vacancies Filled by Special Elections, H: Vernon Prohibition on City Council Members Increasing Their Own Compensation and I: Vernon Use of Revenue from the Light and Power Fund were on the same ballot. All of them were approved.

Supporters

The editors of Eastern Group Publications endorse a "yes" vote on Measure J.[1]

November 8 election

The vote on Measure J and its companion measures on the November 22, 2011 ballot came two weeks after City of Vernon voters weighed in on four other city governance measures: Measure A (term limits), B (prevailing wages), C (at-will employment) and D (city administrator). All four of those measures were approved.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

Measure J: "Shall the Vernon City Charter be amended to require the establishment of a process allowing for open and competitive bidding on City service contracts by City Council ordinance? "

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