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File #: 21-011CRC    Version: 1 Name: Direct Elect At-Large Mayor
Type: CRC- Agenda Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/6/2021 In control: City Charter Review Committee
On agenda: 1/19/2022 Final action:
Title: DIRECT ELECT AT-LARGE MAYOR The City Council has recommended that, among other topics, the Committee research and consider preparing a Charter amendment to establish the position of an elected at-large Mayor, a Mayor elected by a City-wide vote. Currently, the City Council is comprised of seven Council members, each elected by district. After each Council election, the Council itself selects one of its members to serve as Mayor for a two year term. The Mayor serves at the pleasure of the Council and can be removed from the Mayorship by a vote of the Council. Under this proposal, the City Charter would be revised to create the new position of at-large Mayor. The City Council would likely be reconfigured such that six Council members would be elected by district and the Mayor would be selected by the voters in a single City-wide vote. Under this scenario, the current seven Council districts would be reduced and realigned into six districts. Other configurations, however, may be c...
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Attachments: 1. Presentation, 2. Revised Presentation (Uploaded 1-19-2022), 3. Attachment 1 - North Bay Cities Chart (Uploaded 1-19-2022), 4. Attachment 2 - Comparable Cities Chart (Uploaded 1-19-2022), 5. Attachment 3 - Select Northern CA Cities Chart (Uploaded 1-19-2022), 6. Late Correspondence (Uploaded 1-19-2022)
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