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Vernon End the Mandate of At-Will Employment of City Employees, Measure C (November 2011)

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A City of Vernon End the Mandate of At-Will Employment of City Employees proposition, Measure C was on the November 8, 2011 ballot for voters in the City of Vernon in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

Policies governing city employees in Vernon attracted interest from voters in the city when it was learned that Vernon's former city manager, who faces criminal charges, is being paid a pension of $500,000 a year.[1]

Measure C was one of four ballot measures on the November 8, 2011 ballot related to governance issues in the City of Vernon. The others were Measure A (term limits), Measure B (prevailing wages) and Measure D (city administrator).


The editors of Eastern Group Publications endorsed a "yes" vote on Measure C.[2]

November 22 election

After the November 8 election on Measure A (term limits), B (prevailing wages), C (at-will employment) and D (city administrator), Vernon voters will head to the ballot again on November 22, 2011, at which time they will vote on Measure 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, I: Vernon Use of Revenue from the Light and Power Fund and J: Vernon Open and Competitive Bidding Process.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure C: "Shall Article VI of the Vernon City Charter be amended to eliminate restrictions on the City Council's authority to remove the City Administrator and to reduce the City Administrator's compensation? "[3]

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