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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 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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The Wayne County Election Commission approved the language in the petition on [[BC2009#October|October 19, 2009]].<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> In order to qualify the petition for a recall election recall supporters must collect a minimum of 400 valid signatures within 180 days of the petition language being approved.<ref>[http://www.detnews.com/article/20091026/METRO01/910260322/1409/METRO/Effort-to-recall-Grosse-Pointe-Shores-council-moves-forward ''The Detroit News'',"Effort to recall Grosse Pointe Shores council moves forward," October 26, 2009]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 08:45, 26 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]

Path to the ballot

The Wayne County Election Commission approved the language in the petition on October 19, 2009.[2] In order to qualify the petition for a recall election recall supporters must collect a minimum of 400 valid signatures within 180 days of the petition language being approved.[3]

See also

External links

References

  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
  3. The Detroit News,"Effort to recall Grosse Pointe Shores council moves forward," October 26, 2009