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Bloomfield Hills City Charter Amendment (May 2011)

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A Bloomfield Hills City Charter Amendment measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the city of Bloomfield Hills which is in Oakland County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 504 (75.45%)Approveda
  • 'NO 164 (24.55%)[1]

This measure sought to amend the charter so that the monetary amounts listed for city purchases and construction projects would be deleted from the text and the Commission would issue an ordinance which would set new monetary amounts.[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 the requirements of Sections 1 through 3, inclusive, of Chapter VI (Contracts) that public improvements and purchases over One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars and construction work by city employees over Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars (a) be approved by the Commission; (b) have formal sealed bids unless waived by the Commission be amended to delete the One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollar and Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollar thresholds and state instead that these requirements shall apply to all purchases in excess of a dollar amount established by ordinance adopted by the City Commission?

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