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Richmond Heights Charter Amendment (November 2011)

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A Richmond Heights Charter Amendment was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Solon which is in Cuyahoga County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,572 (47.75%)
  • NO 1,720 (52.25%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to amend the city charter so as to allow the City Council to enter into joint service district agreements with the state and other municipalities.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall Article IV, Section 9, and Article VI, Sections 4 and 5 of the Charter of the City of Richmond Heights be amended to authorize the City Council to enter into agreements with the State of Ohio, other political subdivisions of the state, and other entities, to authorize Municipal participation in joint service districts or entities for the sharing or contracting for the provision of municipal services and the funding thereof,and to grant discretion to the Council whether to abolish the positions of Chiefs of Police and Fire, the Commissioner of Building, Zoning and Housing, and the Director of Public Service and Properties in those circumstances in order to facilitate such agreements and/or participation