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November 18, 2003 Public Hearing:

  1. Proposed Ballot Measures

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the revised ballot title, City Attorney analyses and text of the following ballot measures:

  1. A proposed special tax for fire protection and prevention services.

  2. Charter amendments related to: a) changing the date of runoff elections from four weeks after the general municipal election to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in February of the odd-numbered years and reducing the percent required to be nominated to the office of auditor, mayor or council member from 45% to 40%; b) providing for instant runoff voting when the Council determines it to be feasible; c) requiring candidates running for a council district office to be nominated by registered voters within the district and establishing a filing fee of $150 or signatures in-lieu of a filing fee in addition to current requirements to run for any local office.


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City Clerk Department
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, California  94704
Telephone (510) 981-6900; TDD (510) 981-6903; Fax (510) 981-6901
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
E-mail:
clerk@ci.berkeley.ca.us
Graphic: New Information Note: Some City buildings and services will be closed to the public on holidays and reduced services days. Access the City's Holiday and Reduced Service Days Schedule.