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File #: 22-0583    Version: Name:
Type: City Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2022 In control: Special Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland Redevelopment Successor Agency/City Council
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action: 7/11/2022
Title: Subject: Good Governance Charter Reform Ballot Measure From: Councilmember Kalb Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution On The City Council’s Own Motion Submitting To The Voters For The November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election A Government Reform Measure That Would Amend The City Charter To, Among Other Things: (1) Establish Term Limits For Councilmembers; (2) Require A Minimum Of Two Council Hearings Before Certain Council Proposed Ballot Measures Are Approved For Placement On The Ballot; (3) Count Councilmember Abstentions And Absences As A No Vote On Council Motions, Resolutions And Ordinances For Purposes Of Determining Whether Mayor Has Authority To Cast A Tie Breaking Vote; (4) Change The Formula For The Public Ethics Commission To Set Councilmember Salaries And Authorizing The Public Ethics Commission To Set The Salaries Of The City Auditor And City Attorney; (5) Add And Clarify Duties Of And Provide Minimum Staffing For The City Auditor; And Directing The City Clerk To Fix The ...
Attachments: 1. View Report, 2. View Legislation, 3. View Supplemental Report- 7/7/2022, 4. View Supplemental Legislation - 7/7/2022, 5. View Supplemental Report - Letter From Mayor 7/7/2022, 6. View Supplemental Report - SPUR 7/7/2022, 7. View Supplemental Report - MOBN 7/7/2022, 8. 89317 CMS

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Subject:                     Good Governance Charter Reform Ballot Measure

From:                                          Councilmember Kalb

Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution On The City Council’s Own Motion Submitting To The Voters For The November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election A Government Reform Measure That Would Amend The City Charter To, Among Other Things: (1) Establish Term Limits For Councilmembers; (2) Require A Minimum Of Two Council Hearings Before Certain Council Proposed Ballot Measures Are Approved For Placement On The Ballot; (3) Count Councilmember Abstentions And Absences As A No Vote On Council Motions, Resolutions And Ordinances For Purposes Of Determining Whether Mayor Has Authority To Cast A Tie Breaking Vote; (4) Change The Formula For The Public Ethics Commission To Set Councilmember Salaries And Authorizing The Public Ethics Commission To Set The Salaries Of The City Auditor And City Attorney; (5) Add And Clarify Duties Of And Provide Minimum Staffing For The City Auditor; And Directing The City Clerk To Fix The Date For Submission Of Arguments And Provide For Notice And Publication, And Take Any And All Actions Necessary Under Law To Prepare For And Conduct The November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election