MEASURE L - Sacramento Charter Revision
(Also known as the Sacramento Checks and Balances Act of 2014)
“Shall the City of Sacramento Charter be revised, on a trial basis, to establish: a mayor-council governance structure wherein the elected mayor oversees city operations and a budget subject to Council approval and override; an Ethics Committee; Code of Ethics and Sunshine Ordinances; an Independent Budget Analyst Office; a Neighborhood Advisory Committee; an Independent Redistricting Commission; and a three-term limit for mayors; with most provisions subject to voter reapproval by 11/03/2020?”
- Measure Text
- Impartial Analysis
- Argument For
- Argument Against
- Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure L
- Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure L
We talk with Capital Public Radio's Ky Plaskon about election results from Reno and we check in with Capital Public Radio's Central Valley report Rich Ibarra about San Joaquin County's results.
There have been dozens of debates in the city of Sacramento as voters consider whether to pass Measure L and make changes to the structure of their government.
Next month, voters will decide whether Sacramento should have a strong-mayor form of government. CapRadio's Bob Moffit explains the language
Jessica Trounstine, an associate professor of political science at UC Merced, explains the strong-mayor form of government.
Both sides of the Measure L, a proposal to change Sacramento's structure to a strong mayor system, squared off at a debate in Oak Park Thursday night.