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November 4, 2014 City Measures   Translate Page
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The following three measures will be placed on the ballot at the November 4, 2014 general municipal election.


Measure Title (Click on Measure Title to view the Measure Text) Ballot Language/Question
MEASURE L - REQUIRE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS BE RESIDENTS OF AND ELECTED BY DISTRICTS. Shall City Charter Sections 500, 501 and 503 be amended and Section 500.1 be added to the Charter (i) requiring City Council member election from his/her residency district and only by registered voters of that district (but retaining Mayoral election from the City at large) and (ii) requiring the Council to establish districts and periodically adjust district boundaries, and (iii) making conforming amendments?
MEASURE M - CHARTER AMENDMENTS (Sections 500, 507, 508, 511): INCREASE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS TO SIX. Shall the City Charter be amended to: (i) increase the number of City Council members from four (plus the Mayor) to six (plus the Mayor), (ii) provide for timing the election to fill newly created Council seats and thereafter staggering Council member terms so that every two years, three of the Council members stand for election, and (iii) make conforming amendments?
MEASURE N - ANAHEIM LOCAL SERVICES MEASURE. Shall Section 1221 of the Anaheim City Charter regarding water and electric rates be amended to: update language regarding financial reserves, reaffirm and authorize the transfer of money to the City's general fund to support general City services, remove unnecessary language that duplicates a requirement of the California Constitution, and authorize programs to assist non-residential and residential customers?



MEASURE L
Require City Council Members be Residents of and Elected by Districts

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MEASURE M
Increase City Council Members to
Six (6)

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MEASURE N
Anaheim Local Services Measure

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Citizens Advisory Committee on Elections & Community Involvement

The City of Anaheim established a Citizens Advisory Committee to promote the full participation of all residents, neighborhoods, community groups and ethnic groups in studying the City's electoral system. The Committee held its final meeting on May 9, 2013.

Please visit the Citizens Advisory Committee on Elections & Community Involvement (CAC) webpage for more information and to view their final report.