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{{Recall}}A petition to '''recall members of the Grosse Pointe Shores City Council''' was filed on [[BC2009#October|October 2, 2009]] in [[Wayne County, Michigan ballot measures|Wayne County]]. The recall petition specifically targets Mayor James Cooper and council members Brian Hunt, Victoria Boyce, Robert Graziani and Frederick Minturn. The petition was filed by Robert Lee, a local resident. According to Lee, the petition targets council members who voted for a 1-mill property tax increase in June 2009.<ref name="GrossePointe">[http://www.freep.com/article/20091003/NEWS02/910030358/1001/News/Recall-petition-filed-over-Grosse-Pointe-Shores-tax-hike ''Detroit Free Press'',"Recall petition filed over Grosse Pointe Shores tax hike," October 3, 2009]</ref>
 
{{Recall}}A petition to '''recall members of the Grosse Pointe Shores City Council''' was filed on [[BC2009#October|October 2, 2009]] in [[Wayne County, Michigan ballot measures|Wayne County]]. The recall petition specifically targets Mayor James Cooper and council members Brian Hunt, Victoria Boyce, Robert Graziani and Frederick Minturn. The petition was filed by Robert Lee, a local resident. According to Lee, the petition targets council members who voted for a 1-mill property tax increase in June 2009.<ref name="GrossePointe">[http://www.freep.com/article/20091003/NEWS02/910030358/1001/News/Recall-petition-filed-over-Grosse-Pointe-Shores-tax-hike ''Detroit Free Press'',"Recall petition filed over Grosse Pointe Shores tax hike," October 3, 2009]</ref>
  
The Wayne County Election Commission must first approve the petition before it can be circulated for signatures.<ref name="GrossePointe"/>
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The Wayne County Election Commission approved the language in the petition on [[BC2009#October|October 19, 2009]]. Recall supporters must now collect sufficient signatures in order to place the measure on the ballot.<ref>[http://www.freep.com/article/20091020/NEWS02/910200354/1322/Recall-language-approved-for-2-Wayne-County-cities ''Detroit Free Press'',"Recall language approved for 2 Wayne County cities," October 20, 2009]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 13:28, 20 October 2009

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A petition to recall members of the Grosse Pointe Shores City Council was filed on October 2, 2009 in Wayne County. The recall petition specifically targets Mayor James Cooper and council members Brian Hunt, Victoria Boyce, Robert Graziani and Frederick Minturn. The petition was filed by Robert Lee, a local resident. According to Lee, the petition targets council members who voted for a 1-mill property tax increase in June 2009.[1]

The Wayne County Election Commission approved the language in the petition on October 19, 2009. Recall supporters must now collect sufficient signatures in order to place the measure on the ballot.[2]

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  1. Detroit Free Press,"Recall petition filed over Grosse Pointe Shores tax hike," October 3, 2009
  2. Detroit Free Press,"Recall language approved for 2 Wayne County cities," October 20, 2009