City of Scottsdale Water Utility Distribution Franchise Authorization, Question 5 (November 2013)

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A City of Scottsdale Water Utility Distribution Franchise Authorization, Question 5 ballot question was on the November 5, 2013, election ballot in Maricopa County, which is in Arizona. It was defeated.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the city of Scottsdale to grant a franchise to EPCOR Water Arizona Inc. And Chaparral City Water Company to operate a drinkable water distribution system in the city.[1]

Election results

Question 5
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No22,46155.35%
Yes 18,118 44.65%
These final, certified results are from the Maricopa County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a Franchise be granted to EPCOR Water Arizona Inc. and Chaparral City Water Company to maintain and operate a potable water distribution system in the City of Scottsdale and future additions thereto, in accordance with the Agreement submitted by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Scottsdale, Arizona, to the qualified electors of said City?

A “for the franchise” vote shall have the effect of granting a Franchise to EPCOR Water Arizona Inc. and Chaparral City Water Company.

An “against the franchise” vote shall have the effect of denying the Franchise to EPCOR Water Arizona Inc. and Chaparral City Water Company.[1][2]

Franchise agreement

A full text of the franchise agreement that would be authorized on the approval of Question 5 is available here.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Scottsdale City, November 5, 2013 special election ballot measures
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.