City of Vernon Open and Competitive Bidding Process, Measure J (November 2011)
Measure J amends the Vernon City Charter to require the establishment of a process allowing for open and competitive bidding on City service contracts by City Council ordinance.
Measures 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 and I: Vernon Use of Revenue from the Light and Power Fund were on the same ballot. All of them were approved.
The editors of Eastern Group Publications endorse a "yes" vote on Measure J.
November 8 election
The vote on Measure J and its companion measures on the November 22, 2011 ballot came two weeks after City of Vernon voters weighed in on four other city governance measures: Measure A (term limits), B (prevailing wages), C (at-will employment) and D (city administrator). All four of those measures were approved.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|Measure J: "Shall the Vernon City Charter be amended to require the establishment of a process allowing for open and competitive bidding on City service contracts by City Council ordinance? "|
- Voter pamphlet for the City of Vernon November 22, 2011 local ballot measures (E, F, G, H, I, J)]
- Website of the City of Vernon