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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: City Charter Review Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/19/2022 5:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
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22-101CRC 13.1Dec 15, 2021 Reg Mtg Draft MinutesCRC- MinutesDecember 15, 2021, Regular Meeting.   Not available Not available
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22-004CRC 14.1Equity PrinciplesCRC- Agenda ItemEQUITY PRINCIPLES The principles of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging remain in the forefront of the Charter review process. This standing agenda item provides the Committee with the opportunity, at the outset of each of its meetings, to refine, reaffirm and recommit to its Statement of Principles. The Statement of Principles regarding diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging provides a procedural and substantive lens through which the Committee undertakes all of its work.   Not available Not available
21-011CRC 14.2Direct Elect At-Large MayorCRC- Agenda ItemDIRECT 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 considered, including, for example, retaining all seven district Council members and adding an    Not available Not available