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City of West Linn Public Contract Interference Charter Amendment, Measure 3-431 (September 2013)

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A City of West Linn Public Contract Interference Charter Amendment, Measure 3-431 ballot question was on the September 17, 2013, election ballot in Clackamas County, which is in Oregon. It was approved.

This measure amended the charter of the city of West Linn to prevent the council from interfering in certain duty's of the city manager.[1]

Election results

Measure 3-431
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,027 70.6%
No84529.4%
These results are from the Clackamas County elections office.

Text of measure

Caption

Charter Amendment To Prohibit Interference With Personnel And Public Contracts[1][2]

Question

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City amend the City Charter to prohibit the Council from interfering with personnel decisions and public contract awards?[1][2]

Summary

The Charter establishes the duties of the City Council and the City Manager. The Charter specifies that the City Council has authority to appoint and remove the City Manager. The Charter specifies that the City Manager has the duty to appoint, remove, and supervise city officers and employees. This amendment makes it clear that the Council will not interfere with the City Manager’s duty to appoint and remove city officers and employees, or award public contracts, subject to purchasing rules and other Charter limitations.[1][2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Clackamas County September 17, 2013 Sample Ballot
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.