Aurora City Municipal Court Charter Amendment, Measure 24-351 (May 2013)

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A Aurora City Municipal Court Charter Amendment measure was approved on the May 21, 2013, election ballot in Marion County, which is in Oregon.

This measure amended the Aurora City charter to make municipal courts be established by city ordinance.[1]

Election results

Measure 24-351
Approveda Yes 95 56.55%
These results are from the Marion County elections office.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

Shall the city amend the city charter’s municipal court provisions by requiring the court to be established by city ordinance?[1][2]


Currently, the City Charter names the municipal judge as a city officer and requires a municipal court be established and operated in a specific manner for particular offenses and/or crimes. Adoption of this amendment eliminates the requirements found in the charter and instead places the responsibility for establishing a municipal court and specifying its powers with the City Council via ordinance.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Marion County May 21, 2013 Voter’s Guide
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.