Franklin City Charter Amendments, Questions 3, 4 and 5 (November 2012)
The first question amended the Franklin City Charter to establish the keeping of a Clerk's Journal and to establish that ordinances and resolutions be recorded in the Clerk' Journal.
If approved, the second question would have amended the Franklin City Charter to change the number of copies of standard ordinance or code required to be kept in the office of the City Clerk from 3 to 1.
If approved, the third question would have amendmed the Franklin City Charter with regard to the Civil Service Commission and the terms of its members.
|Franklin City Amendment 3.12 & 4.09|
|Franklin City Amendment 4.10|
|Franklin City Amendment 8.04|
Election results from Warren County, Election Results, December 7, 2012
Text of measure
Language on the ballot for the first question:
|“||Shall the proposed amendment of Section 3.12 and Section 4.09 of the Charter of the City of Franklin, be adopted?
§ 3.12 COUNCIL RULES AND JOURNAL.
The Council shall be a continuing body. The Council shall determine its own rules and order of business, but such rules shall not be in conflict with the provision of this Charter. The Council shall provide for the keeping of a Clerk's Journal and other records of its proceedings. Each The Clerk's Journal and other records of the Council shall be available for public inspection at all reasonable times.
§ 4.09 RECORDING OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS.
Each ordinance or resolution shall be recorded in a book, as a part of the Clerk's Journal or other record prescribed by the Council, established and maintained for that purpose. The City Clerk or a duly authorized deputy to said Clerk shall, upon the request of any person and upon the payment of a fee as established by the Council, certify true copies of any ordinance or resolution, which certified copies shall be admissible as evidence in any court.
Language on the ballot for the second question:
|“||Shall the proposed amendment of Section 4.10 of the Charter of the city of Franklin, be adopted:
§ 4.10 ADOPTION OF TECHNICAL CODES BY REFERENCE.
Council may, by ordinance or resolution, adopt standard ordinances and codes prepared by the State, or any department, board or other agency or political subdivision of the State, or any standard or model ordinance or code prepared and promulgated by a public or private organization including, but not limited to, codes and regulations pertaining to fire, fire hazards, fire prevention, plumbing code, electrical code, building code, refrigeration machinery code, piping code, boiler code, heating code, air conditioning code, housing code, and such other matters as the Council may determine to be appropriate for adoption by reference, by incorporation by reference. The ordinance or resolution adopting any such standard ordinance or code shall make reference to the date and source of such standard ordinance or code without reproducing the same at length in the ordinance or resolution. In such cases, publication of the standard ordinance or code shall not be required, but at least
Language of the ballot for the third question:
|“||Shall the proposed amendment of
Section 8.04(a) of the Charter of the City of Franklin, be adopted?
§ 8.04 THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.
(a) Organization. There shall be a Civil Service Commission consisting of five (5) members,
- Warren County Elections, Franklin City Sample Ballot
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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