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November 2012 Proposed Amendment to the Richardson City Charter

Where can I find information about the proposed amendment on the November 6, 2012 ballot?

Amendment Wording

If you live in the City of Richardson, a proposition will appear on your November 6, 2012, ballot to amend the Richardson City Charter:

Proposition:

Shall the Home Rule Charter of the City of Richardson, Texas be amended to provide for the direct election of the Mayor of the City of Richardson, Texas by amending Article 3, Section 3.01(a), Section 3.02, Section 3.03, Section 3.07, Article 4, Section 4.02, Section 4.05, Section 4.06, Section 4.08, Section 4.09 and Article 5, Section 5.01, Section 5.02, and Section 5.03 of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Richardson, Texas?

Voters Guide

The League of Women Voters of Richardson has prepared a VOTERS GUIDE (click here) outlining the arguments for and against this proposed amendment to the Richardson City Charter. Paper copies are available at the Richardson library.

Greenwood Hills Neighborhood Association Forum Video

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, the Greenwood Hills Neighborhood Association sponsored an informational forum on the proposed change to the Richardson City Charter.

The forum featured two speakers. Speaking in favor of the proposed change was Mr. Darrell Day, Publisher and Editor of the Richardson Times. Speaking in opposition was Mr. Bill McCalpin, Editor of RumorCheck.org.

To view the video of this forum, click here.

The League of Women Voters was not associated with the forum in any capacity. We are providing this link for informational purposes only.

LWV Charter Program Video

To view the video of the October 19, 2011 informational program on the Richardson City Charter sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Richardson, click here.