City of Vernon Prohibition on City Council Members Increasing Their Own Compensation, Measure H (November 2011)
Measure H prohibits Vernon City Council members from increasing their compensation in excess of cost-of-living adjustments.
Measures E, Vernon Housing Commission Requirement, F: Vernon Independent Reform Monitor, G: Vernon Vacancies Filled by Special Elections, I: Vernon Use of Revenue from the Light and Power Fund and J: Vernon Open and Competitive Bidding Process were on the same ballot. All of them were approved.
The editors of Eastern Group Publications endorsed a "yes" vote on Measure H.
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:
|Measure H: "Shall the Vernon City Charter be amended to prohibit council members from increasing their compensation in excess of cost-of-living adjustments?"|
- Voter pamphlet for the City of Vernon November 22, 2011 local ballot measures (E, F, G, H, I, J)]
- Website of the City of Vernon