Newton Falls Village Park & Recreation Amendment Question (November 2012)

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A Newton Falls Village Park & Recreation Amendment question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Trumbull County, which is in Ohio, where it was approved.

This question amended the Newton Falls Village Charter to establish a Park and Recreation Board and the rules, procedures, compensation etc. for this Board.[1]


More information on this question is available here.

Election results

Newton Falls Village Amendment
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,141 62.18%
No69437.82%

Election results from Trumbull County, Election Results, December 7, 2012

Text of measures

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Newton Falls City Charter, Article VI, Commissions and Boards, Section 3, Parks and Recreation Board

Be amended as follow:

The Park & Recreation Board shall consist of five (5) members, appointed for staggered terms of three (3) years. The initial Park & Recreation Board shall be appointed as follows: Two (2) members shall be appointed for three years, two (2) members shall be appointed for two years; and one (1) member shall be appointed for one year, thereafter to be three year terms. Members of the Park & Recreation Board shall be appointed by a majority vote of Council. Each appointed member of the Park & Recreation Board shall be paid $10.00 per meeting, not to exceed $100.00 per year to be paid on or before December 31 of each year. Any vacancy during the unexpired term of an appointive member shall be filled by the Council for the remainder of the terms.

The Park & Recreation Board shall provide for the development, maintenance, and operation of the parks, playgrounds, Community Center and recreational facilities and programs of the City. The Park & Recreation Board shall have a general policy making authority, subject to the appropriations and approval of Council, and under the supervision of the City Manager.[2][3]


See also


References

  1. Trumbull County Elections, Questions & Issues
  2. Trumbull County Elections, Legal Ads for Election Issues
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.



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