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Fort Morgan City Council Compensation Increase Measure, 2009

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The Fort Morgan City Council and Mayor Compensation Increase appeared on the November 3, 2009 ballot in Morgan County for voters in the City of Fort Morgan.

The measure called for increasing both the mayor and city councils' compensation. The specific details include raising the mayor's compensation from $200 a month to $800, and raising council members' compensation to $500 a month from the current $100.[1]

Question 2B

Election results

The measure was defeated.[2]

Measure 2B
Result Votes Percentage
Defeatedd No 1,386 70.25%
Yes 587 29.75%
Total votes 1,973 100.00%
Voter turnout NA%


Ballot summary

The ballot language read as follows:[3]

Shall Sec. 2-2 of the Fort Morgan Municipal Code (1994) be amended so that commencing on the expiration of the term of current Councilmember on the Council, the election or appointment of new Councilmember, or the re-election of a current Councilmember, the compensation for all Councilmember with the exception of the Mayor be increased from $100.00 per month to $500.00 per month?

Question 2C

Election results

The measure was defeated.[2]

Measure 2C
Result Votes Percentage
Defeatedd No 1,343 68.24%
Yes 625 31.76%
Total votes 1,968 100.00%
Voter turnout NA%


Ballot summary

The ballot language read as follows:[3]

Shall Sec. 2-3 of the Fort Morgan Municipal Code (1994), be amended so that commencing on the expiration of the term of the current Mayor of the Council, the election or appointment of a new Mayor, or the re-election of the current Mayor, the compensation for the Mayor be increased from $200.00 per month to $800.00 per month?

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