Independence City Charter Amendment (August 2011)

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An Independence City Charter Amendment measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the city of Independence which is in Cuyahoga County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 872
  • NO 1,755 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to amend the city charter so that an area of land to the northwest of the city would be owned by the city and used for park and recreational purposes.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Charter of the City of Independence be amended to provide that the real property located generally at the northwest intersection of Selig Drive and Brecksville Road shall be held and owned in perpetuity by the City of Independence and be used in perpetuity for park and recreation purposes, and for purposes of ingress and egress relating thereto to and from the private drive known as Selig Drive, as presently configured, and parking accessory to such park and recreational uses, and for no other uses and purposes whatsoever?[3]


  1. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, August Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.