City of Redlands Appointed City Treasurer, Measure B (November 2010)

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A City of Redlands Appointed City Treasurer, Measure B ballot question was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of Redlands in San Bernardino County. It was defeated.

Election results

  • Yes: 8,052 (38.51%)
  • NO: 12,856 (61.49%) Defeatedd

Election results are from the San Bernardino County elections division as of November 24, 2010.

A simple majority vote was required for approval.

Supporters

The ballot argument in favor of Measure B was signed by all the current members of the Redlands City Council.

They say, "As a safeguard of public funds, the city treasurer should be required to have specific qualifications related to finance. Presently not even a bachelor's degree is required."[1]

Opponents

Lorrie Poyzer, Roger W. Poyzer and Lee J. Poyzer signed the argument against Measure B.

They say, "The city treasurer should not be relegated to an appointed bureaucrat. The checks and balances of an elected city treasurer were important to the creators of our Constitution - they need to be maintained to assure good, honest government."[1]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure B: Shall the office of the Redlands City Treasurer be appointive?[2]

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 San Bernardino Sun, "Measure B would allow city treasurer to be appointed by council," October 14, 2010
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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