Charter Propositions

WATAUGA ~ PLEASE REVIEW & PRINT TO TAKE TO THE POLLS WITH YOU!

Watching Watauga

Here’s a link to the existing charter.  http://www.ci.watauga.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/1039

Proposition 1:  I’m for this.

As the Charter reads now, a sitting Councilperson must resign their seat to run for Mayor.  This is needlessly stringent.  Running for office in a small town like ours really isn’t a big burden.  One could do so and still satisfy all of the requirements of a Councilperson.

Proposition 2:  I’m for this.

I can see an argument for possibly keeping this one, though I tend towards freedom rather than not.  If someone has more than a year left in their term and wants to run for State Rep or something, they have to give up their spot.

Proposition 3:  I’m for this.

Regular Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers.  Special meetings, as the Charter dictate now, are not able to be held anywhere outside of the City.  This would allow the Council to attend…

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