Marco Island Charter Amendments, A-G (January 2010)
Amendment E sought to allow the council to conduct investigation into any department it sees fit.
Amendment F sought to allows future councils to base their annual expenditures on spending done in 2008, plus there would be a three percent annual increase and cost of living allowance added on. A forum was held to inform local residents, but most still did not really understand what the issue was at the end. Most though believed that spending needed to be cut in some form.
Amendment G sought to make it so that the council must issue a city ordinance for approval of expenditures over $12 million. Currently if the city passes an expenditure by resolution, city voters cannot petition for a referendum vote. This amendment change would have meant that all large expenditures must be passed by an ordinance so residents can petition for a referendum vote.