Avon Town Charter Amendment (November 2011)

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An Avon Town Charter Amendment measure was on the November 1, 2011 ballot in the town of Avon which is in Eagle County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 387 (58.02%)Approveda
  • NO 280 (41.98%)[1]

This measure sought to amend the town charter so as to allow the Mayor to vote on everything, allow only those items stated on meeting notices to be discussed during special meetings as well as other issues.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

SHALL THE AMENDMENTS TO THE AVON HOME RULE CHARTER SET FORTH IN ORDINANCE NO. 11-13 BE ADOPTED AND TAKE EFFECT, which amendments include: permitting the Mayor to vote on all matters, defining the minimum quorum for a Council meeting as four members of Council, limiting business conducted at special Council meetings to those items stated in the meeting notice, requiring the adoption of a Town Code of Ethics, providing that ordinances shall not take effect until 30 days after final adoption, (excepting ordinances necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and safety), authorizing the Town Council to determine the residency of the Town Manager, authorizing the Town Manager to hire the Town Clerk, providing that all Town employees shall serve at the will of the Town, requiring the concurring vote of 5 Council members to approve intergovernmental agreements with a duration longer than 10 years, and such other amendments as are set forth in Ordinance No. 11-13?

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