Fremont City Charter Amendment (November 2011)

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A Fremont City Charter Amendment measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Fremont which is in Newaygo County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 453 Approveda
  • NO 239[1]

This measure sought to amend the city charter so that a Board of Review is created having three members appointed by the Council, serving for six year terms.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Chapter X, Section 10.4 Board of Review – “Composition; election; secretary; chairman; quorum” be amended to read:

The Board of Review is appointed by Council and shall consist of three members for a term of six years, one alternated every other odd year in November. The Assessor shall be secretary and keep a record of its proceedings and may be heard at its meetings, but shall have no vote. The Board shall annually, on the first Monday in March, select its own chairman for the ensuing year. A majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.[3]


  1. Newaygo County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Newaygo County Clerk, November Candidate and Proposal List (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.