It’s a minor inconvenience to have to submit a paper copy but there’s no way to do away with this requirement except for … Leave a comment and I’ll respond for clarification. And like above, the only way to take them out is by voting on them like this. Any amendment or modification to the city's charter requires a public vote. An original and one paper copy is required. Identification and Elimination of Racial and Gender Bias in Alachua County Policies. I’m sorry I’m not writing more on Alford but honestly, if you’re reading this and not voting for Alford you’re in the wrong place. It’s a minor inconvenience to have to submit a paper copy but there’s no way to do away with this requirement except for updating the charter. This amendment would help put a lid on that nonsense. Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Citizen Requirement for Voting Initiative. Vote yes. County Charter Amendment Establishing Alachua County Affordable Housing Trust Fund. Relationship Between County and Municipal Ordinances for Protection of Certain Natural Resources. Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. County Charter Cleanup Amendment Removing Unconstitutional Provisions. Top-Two Open Primaries for State Offices Initiative. 20-0850 COVID Response (incl. Shall the Alachua County Charter be amended to remove any requirement that candidates file treasurer reports on paper, while retaining the existing requirement that they must file treasurer … Only U.S. citizens can currently vote and the purpose of this amendment is to drive anti-immigrant voters to the polls, hoping that they will also vote for Trump and his cronies. And maybe the Republicans won’t try to challenge the constitutionally required Fair Districting (https://tinyurl.com/Iguana1119) with DeSantis’ new Florida Supreme Court. q!Hn�dY�fK�72��T��XJ�dm�YG��o��О��3`@q�T%�������{�m�{����2�y�/��� �'U���RV�rS�l���m�t�7���G�\��j���m��v[�e��%�>/Ng��d�of�\���/�&/nfy�䗻���7��d�g�lqR���a�W��:/��p$>���;xE�;w�O�/�­���=)��gǁ����Y�fJ�w�����&�y�)����uy��ўi�s�޺Q���{:�g�:+�?/|��~���o���o�$��/e;f J���hjU���U�����;��xc���'$("��\�:Y��ĢLP�5x����Z�ZG�գԠ��/��L��^[8]N��Z�S;Bn�bclo"���}�]�A�Ý���F��QDr���]Cmg@�X5Hw���b�r���I�ٽ-7cL�)�ik�w$q�z�ْk'[�;°�"��Dzm�f�17��tR�����|?�}�⯰>�g��J��p�. This amendment allows for the digital version of campaign finance reports to be submitted, reducing paper waste and improving flexibility. Vote no against the anti-immigrant crusaders. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. County Charter Amendment . I know. One requirement of being a Charter County is that a Charter Review Commission (CRC) is convened once every ten years to review the County Charter and propose amendments that will be placed on the ballot for voter’s consideration. If a committee makes 70% or more of its contributions and independent expenditures on . County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Shall the Alachua County Charter be amended to remove any requirement that candidates file treasurer reports on paper, while retaining the existing requirement that they must file treasurer reports electronically? 4 0 obj City charter may prescribe a filing fee for candidates, but must also provide an alternative procedure to payment of the fee, such as a petition. 2020 election results for Macomb County races in the Michigan general election, including Macomb County prosecutor and local, school board and proposal results. This prevented us from expanding the park (ADA compliance requirements for federal/state grants) and directly led to the over development of the area around the corner of University Avenue and W 34th Street. But still, vote for him. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. Establish a Growth Management Zone. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Currently, all paperwork for the supervisor of elections must be in paper form. Vote no on this bullshit. No: 46,583 votes, 35.90%. Also, please know that on Oct. 4 the League of Women Voters had their candidate forum via Zoom, and things being what they are, that will also mean it should be available for all the see at their Facebook or website, so check it out. Campaign Treasurer’s Report Electronic Filing Requirements for Miami-Dade County (Form MD-ED 10)* 5. If not for these White people’s fear of Black people, the Publix and much of the plazas and apartment complexes would be a large nature park instead of one of the most polluted bodies of water in Gainesville. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements This amendment, supported by slightly more than 64% of voters, Lauren Witte // Alligator Staff While he is a bit flip and loose,  it does not take away from the serious consideration given each item. << /Length 5 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Eliminating Restrictions on Construction of Paved Surfaces on City-Owned Land. Maybe the census won’t be screwed and Florida will get one or two more congresspeople with one of the new districts having to be in North Central Florida because of the sheer size of CD3. And maybe Alachua County will get a new district without Clay County, and maybe this seat will be competitive in 2 years. Vote yes. The amendment would define "member of law enforcement agency" to include a commissioned officer, noncommissioned staff and agent of any local or state police force, jail, detention facility, or corrections agency. It’s slower than I’d like but it’s still good. This is the cheaper and more environmentally damaging way of developing as opposed to following the Alachua County Comp plan (https://tinyurl.com/Iguana1121) which encourages more sustainable development in urban clusters. This would make it harder to sell off parts of GRU. UF) - Time Certain at 4pm Fiscal Consideration: N/A Vote yes on this amendment. In broad strokes, the Charter also establishes the authority and responsibility of the city officers - the City Attorney, City Auditor, City Clerk, City Magistrate, City Manager, and City Treasurer. What’s being proposed isn’t an open primary, this is a jungle primary (https://tinyurl.com/Iguana1120). County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Summary: This amendment would allow for candidates for office to submit treasurer reports electronically only and eliminate any requirement for them to submit the reports on paper. Election on question whether charter commission shall be elected 1 40:69A-2 Election of charter commission members at same time public question is submitted 1 40:69A-3 Candidates for charter commission 1 40:69A-4 Canvass of election 2 40:69A-5 Organization of charter commission; quorum; majority required for effective recommendations City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Limiting Commission Authority to Dispose of Certain Utility Systems. %PDF-1.3 Renewal of the Existing One Mill Ad Valorem Tax for School District Operating Expenses. This doesn’t do what many people think it’ll do. This would require a comprehensive review of all current and proposed policies for racial and gender bias. PACs, political parties), committees that support or oppose candidates and ballot measure in more than one county and candidates and committees formed for CalPERS or CalSTRS elections. This doesn’t matter. This is an extra tax ($1 per $1,000 taxable value of a home) that pays for ~320 nurses, councilors, etc. (a) The commissioners court of the county may adopt by order a financial disclosure reporting system for county officers, precinct officers, county judicial officers, candidates for those offices, and county employees. You don’t need to know anything about him except that he sucks (official Straw Hat position). LGC Staff Blog: Governor Cooper Extends Executive Order 124; NC Governor Roy Cooper's Executive Order 142 extending the requirements of EO 124 regarding the prohibiiton of utility shut offs. Why the hell not? City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Changing the Name of the Charter Officer “Clerk of the Commission” to “City Clerk”. Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements If passed , this amendment would remove any requirement that requires candidates to file paper treasurer reports and maintain the current requirement that treasurer reports be filed electronically. But people can feel good about supporting veterans instead of, you know, supporting veterans in a substantive way. Note: The Iguana is happy to have Jeremiah Tattersall’s permission to run his voter guide again. In 1998 when the City was building up parks along Hogtown Creek, a group of angry White people started a movement to prevent the accessibility of these parks. x�\�r�F}�W�L� One of the few ways we can avoid something really scary is if Biden wins in a blowout. 8. It will go up to $10 on Sept. 30, 2021, and go up $1 every Sept. 30 until 2026 where it’ll be adjusted annually for inflation. There’s some really queerphobic stuff in the County Charter that should be taken out. That would keep this election away from the packed courts and remove as much doubt as possible. So yes, this is short and a little more bitter than a usual voter guide. Please vote yes for this. Some of the specifics on how this works and how it can be more equitable will be revisited when the new School Board is seated. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. I cannot express to you how excited I am to have her on the commission. If you live in HD 21, which is Western Alachua, Gilchrist, and Dixie, you should get all your neighbors, friends, and whoever else you can drag to the polls to vote for Enneking. Require Constitutional Amendments to be Passed Twice Initiative. That’d be nice, but until then vote for Adam Christensen. It’s a minor inconvenience to have to submit a paper copy but there’s no way to do away with this requirement except for updating the charter. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Shall the Alachua County Charter be amended to remove any requirement that candidates file treasurer reports on paper, while retaining the existing requirement that they must file treasurer reports electronically? Correction Affidavit for As If-Specific-Purpose Committee Campaign Finance Report (Form COR-PAC) Notice Filed by Legislator Concerning Relative Who Is A Lobbyist (Form LEG-REL) For Personal Financial Statement Forms and Instructions: See PFS For TEC Filers The reason most people are supporting this is that it’s very popular and might be politically hard to publicly advocate against. Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. Information on Utility Reporting Required by EO 124: NC Utilities Commission Website (see the March 31, 2020 entry in the red "Alert" box). COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENT CONCERNING CANDIDATE TREASURER REPORT REQUIREMENTS. It’s a tax cut for the surviving spouses of deceased veterans. Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. (b) The commissioners court shall prescribe the items required to be reported and the times the report is due. This is one of the few competitive seats in Florida and we could really, really use more friends in Tallahassee. (10 ILCS 5/7-61, 10-3, 17-16.1, 18-9.1) Voters approved an amendment modernizing county campaign finance procedures by “ [removing the] requirement that candidates file treasurer reports on paper.” Candidates will still be required to file treasurer reports electronically. For more info, contact jtattersall@flaflcio.org, Complete list of Iguana articles (1996-2008), Gainesville, Florida's progressive events calendar and newsletter since 1986. stream This is a major charter amendment that will help us preserve wild spaces and encourage infill growth. It won’t cost much and doesn’t really do much. This is the only prosed City charter change that actually does something. This amendment would prevent municipalities from trying to pass lax environmental regulations to circumvent more comprehensive programs. COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENT CONCERNING CANDIDATE TREASURER REPORT REQUIREMENTS Shall the Alachua County Charter be amended to remove any requirement that candidates file treasurer reports on paper, while retaining the existing requirement that they must file treasurer reports electronically? As far as I can tell these are the most reasonable conservatives on the bench and would be the only ones DeSantis could replaced with worse people. We do a lot of new things that we didn’t do way back yonder, like GRUcom (city fiber), and we need to update our charter to make sure that the utility owned by the people stays with the people. And I don’t want to hear it about not voting. Like the above proposed amendment, this one would help preserve environmental standards. I’m not sure what enforcement mechanism there is for it, but I think it’s a good proposal. Simply put, if there is a conflict between a city and the county over an environmental ordinance, the stricter one would apply. The short and long of it is that it’ll keep progressives from being able to win state office. Vote yes. It makes no difference but the only way to change the name is to vote on it. Vote yes. 2-11.1.1 • Candidate and Campaign Treasurer Handbook • … The Florida Citizen Voters are leading this campaign and are very, very conservative. The Gainesville Iguana is a semi-monthly progressive newsletter and calendar of events which first began publishing in October 1986. The Trust cannot legally be funded in the charter but this would establish it. Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Amendment 2 would increase the state minimum wage from $8.56 in 2020 to $15 in 2026. He is a hard working organizer with the AFL-CIO and a committed watchdog on local issues. Vote yes. Just freaking vote. candidates and ballot measures (e.g. I know. A local agency may also require electronic submissions. The Iguana and the role of the movement press, Veterans for Peace, 34th Annual Winter Solstice Concert December 19 – Virtual, History and the people who make it: Gainesville Women for Equal Rights – Part 4, Scott Camil remembers David Chalmers, Hal Stahmer, Rest in power, David Chalmers and Hal Stahmer, United Faculty of Florida opposes spring in-person classes, November/December 2020 Gainesville Iguana. That said, I will be voting yes for Scott Makar and Joseph Lewis and no for everyone else. Because the districts are gerrymandered the politicians don’t represent the will of the people, so the people have to pass progressive initiatives themselves. Alachua County, FL – In 1986 the voters of Alachua County adopted the Alachua County Charter. by Jeremiah Tattersall, from thestrawhat.org. Vote yes on this amendment. Vote for Biden. Like Amendment 5, it would be almost impossible to publicly stand against this. Extend “Save Our Homes” Portability Period Amendment. 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