Ballot Measure 3-428 Charter Change Related to Annexations

Ballot Measure 3-428 to be submitted to the City's voters on September 17, 2013. Resolution 2013-09: Calls election to amend charter concerning annexation requirements CAPTION Charter amendment requiring all annexations to be approved by voters QUESTION Shall the City amend the City Charter to require all annexations to be approved by the City’s voters? SUMMARY The Charter requires voter approval for the annexation of land outside the Metropolitan Service District Urban Growth Boundary.  The Charter also specifies that all land proposed for annexation requires approval by the majority of the City’s voters.  The proposed charter amendment makes it clear that all annexations have to be approved by the City’s voters, except for annexations mandated by law.