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Four '''Portage City Charter Amendment''' measures will be on the [[November 2, 2010 ballot measures in Michigan|November 2, 2010]] ballot in the city of Portage, which is in [[Kalamazoo County, Michigan ballot measures|Kalamazoo County]].
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Four '''Portage City Charter Amendment''' measures were on the [[November 2, 2010 ballot measures in Michigan|November 2, 2010]] ballot in the city of Portage, which is in [[Kalamazoo County, Michigan ballot measures|Kalamazoo County]].
  
The first measure would allow the Tax Board of Review to be able to change the number of members, from the current 3 to either 6 or 9 at its discretion.
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All four measures were '''approved'''
  
The second measures seeks to allow the training of board members as allowed for by the city council.
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The first measure will allow the Tax Board of Review to be able to change the number of members, from the current 3 to either 6 or 9 at its discretion.
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* '''YES''' 7,970 (56.8%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 6,061 (43.2%)
  
The third measures would make it so that board members had one year terms instead of the current three years.
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The second measures sought to allow the training of board members as allowed for by the city council.
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* '''YES''' 9,389 (67.3%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 4,414 (32.7%)
  
The fourth measures seeks to allow the appointment of two alternates to the board.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/08/on_the_ballot_southwest_michig.html ''Kalamazoo Gazette'', "On the ballot: Southwest Michigan voters will have a lot to consider in November," August 28, 2010]</ref>
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The third measures will make it so that board members had one year terms instead of the current three years.
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* '''YES''' 7,414 (53.7%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 6,392 (46.3%)
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The fourth measures sought to allow the appointment of two alternates to the board.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/08/on_the_ballot_southwest_michig.html ''Kalamazoo Gazette'', "On the ballot: Southwest Michigan voters will have a lot to consider in November," August 28, 2010]</ref>
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* '''YES''' 8,922 (65.4%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 4,717 (34.6%)<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/11/kalamazoo_county_election_resu.html ''Kalamazoo Gazette'', "Kalamazoo County election results for Nov. 2 races," November 3, 2010]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:13, 11 November 2010

Four Portage City Charter Amendment measures were on the November 2, 2010 ballot in the city of Portage, which is in Kalamazoo County.

All four measures were approved

The first measure will allow the Tax Board of Review to be able to change the number of members, from the current 3 to either 6 or 9 at its discretion.

  • YES 7,970 (56.8%)Approveda
  • NO 6,061 (43.2%)

The second measures sought to allow the training of board members as allowed for by the city council.

  • YES 9,389 (67.3%)Approveda
  • NO 4,414 (32.7%)

The third measures will make it so that board members had one year terms instead of the current three years.

  • YES 7,414 (53.7%)Approveda
  • NO 6,392 (46.3%)

The fourth measures sought to allow the appointment of two alternates to the board.[1]

  • YES 8,922 (65.4%)Approveda
  • NO 4,717 (34.6%)[2]

References