This doesn’t do what many people think it’ll do. It’s a tax cut for the surviving spouses of deceased veterans. This is a tax cut that goes mostly to the rich, but increasing the transfer from two years to three does make it more inclusive. Relationship Between County and Municipal Ordinances for Protection of Certain Natural Resources. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements County Charter Cleanup Amendment Removing Unconstitutional Provisions Proposed City of Gainesville Referenda City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Changing the Name of the Charter Officer “Clerk of the Commission” to … She’s a badass and deserves your support. This is one of the few competitive seats in Florida and we could really, really use more friends in Tallahassee. 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. 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. That would keep this election away from the packed courts and remove as much doubt as possible. 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? 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. 4. Vote yes on this amendment. I know. x�\�r�F}�W�L� County Charter Amendment . But still, vote for him. Yes: 83,174 votes, 64.10%. No: 46,583 votes, 35.90%. Vote no on this bullshit. What’s being proposed isn’t an open primary, this is a jungle primary (https://tinyurl.com/Iguana1120). (b) The commissioners court shall prescribe the items required to be reported and the times the report is due. 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 the Republicans won’t try to challenge the constitutionally required Fair Districting (https://tinyurl.com/Iguana1119) with DeSantis’ new Florida Supreme Court. Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. << /Length 5 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> candidates and ballot measures (e.g. Vote yes on this amendment. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. Vote yes. %��������� stream Vote yes on creating the framework for the Alachua County Affordable Housing Trust Fund. If a city charter prescribes application requirements, the general application requirements do not apply, except for the statement that the candidate is aware of the nepotism law. This is a major charter amendment that will help us preserve wild spaces and encourage infill growth. Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Top-Two Open Primaries for State Offices Initiative. 4 0 obj The reason most people are supporting this is that it’s very popular and might be politically hard to publicly advocate against. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements This amendment, supported by slightly more than 64% of voters, Lauren Witte // Alligator Staff County Charter Cleanup Amendment Removing Unconstitutional Provisions. Like Amendment 5, it would be almost impossible to publicly stand against this. 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. 20-0850 COVID Response (incl. 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. But people can feel good about supporting veterans instead of, you know, supporting veterans in a substantive way. Information on Utility Reporting Required by EO 124: NC Utilities Commission Website (see the March 31, 2020 entry in the red "Alert" box). UF) - Time Certain at 4pm Fiscal Consideration: N/A ____ Yes ____ No There are six Charter Amendments that will appear on the November 3, 2020, general election ballot. (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. (10 ILCS 5/7-61, 10-3, 17-16.1, 18-9.1) The Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements amendment proposes removing any requirement to turn in these treasury reports filings by paper. 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. 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. 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 For more info, contact jtattersall@flaflcio.org, Complete list of Iguana articles (1996-2008), Gainesville, Florida's progressive events calendar and newsletter since 1986. Like the above proposed amendment, this one would help preserve environmental standards. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Currently, all paperwork for the supervisor of elections must be in paper form. Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Because the districts are gerrymandered the politicians don’t represent the will of the people, so the people have to pass progressive initiatives themselves. We’re voting on a lot of cosmetic changes to the City and County charters, what’s one more. 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�. I know. While he is a bit flip and loose,  it does not take away from the serious consideration given each item. This amendment would help put a lid on that nonsense. Obituary – Dr. Harold Martin Stahmer, Jr. I cannot express to you how excited I am to have her on the commission. 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. The short and long of it is that it’ll keep progressives from being able to win state office. To my knowledge, no Judge in Florida has ever not retained their office. Note: The Iguana is happy to have Jeremiah Tattersall’s permission to run his voter guide again. CRC Resolution 2020-06 - County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements - Signed (1).pdf BoCC Natural Resources Ord2020_12_Charter_executed 5-26-2020_ADA.pdf BoCC Ordinance 2020-13_Charter Amendment Equity_Final Signed.pdf 2. And I don’t want to hear it about not voting. This doesn’t matter. 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? [See Section 143.005] Require Constitutional Amendments to be Passed Twice Initiative. City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Limiting Commission Authority to Dispose of Certain Utility Systems. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Changing the Name of the Charter Officer “Clerk of the Commission” to “City Clerk”. 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. Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENT CONCERNING CANDIDATE TREASURER REPORT REQUIREMENTS. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Please vote yes for this. It makes no difference but the only way to change the name is to vote on it. It won’t cost much and doesn’t really do much. He is a hard working organizer with the AFL-CIO and a committed watchdog on local issues. One of the few ways we can avoid something really scary is if Biden wins in a blowout. And like above, the only way to take them out is by voting on them like this. 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. This amendment allows for the digital version of campaign finance reports to be submitted, reducing paper waste and improving flexibility. They’re not in effect because they’ve been ruled unconstitutional but they’re still there. 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. Vote no on this attack on direct democracy. Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Yes, I also saw him on Fox News (https://tinyurl.com/Iguana1118) and yes, like most of you I saw that coming a mile away. Further, the amendments to the city charter are not written into the ballot question, and so the actual amendments are unknown. Candidate Oath for Write-In Candidate (Form DS-DE 24A). County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements This amendment, supported by slightly more than 64% of voters, Lauren Witte // Alligator Staff 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? candidate at a primary election, and who is defeated for nomination, is prohibited from being listed on the ballot at the Consolidated Election as an independent candidate, a candidate of another political party, or from filing a declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate at that Consolidated Election. The Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements amendment proposes removing any requirement to turn in these treasury reports filings by paper. county candidates and measures and other county committees, file this form with the county elections official. • Miami-Dade County Home Rule Amendment and Charter • Ethical Campaign Practices Ordinanc e, Miami-Dade County Code at Sec. Yes, this is short but like before, you wouldn’t be reading this blog if you weren’t already voting for Prizzia. Vote yes. When the new County Commission is sworn in, it’s up to us to get them to fund it with linkage fees, a new tax, or transfers. Amendment 2 would increase the state minimum wage from $8.56 in 2020 to $15 in 2026. Citizen Requirement for Voting Initiative. 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. Vote yes. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements PRO: • Modernizes the Alachua County campaign finance disclosure process (this … Vote yes. UF) - Time Certain at 4pm Fiscal Consideration: N/A City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Creating a Preamble to the Charter. An issue with growth has been when large property owners annex themselves into rural municipalities in order to get more favorable zoning changes and lax environmental standards. Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Why the hell not? 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. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements Currently, candidates have to submit a paper and an electronic copy of their treasurer reports. Just freaking vote. Vote for Adam Christensen. This is the only prosed City charter change that actually does something. Sorry for the bluntness in this analysis, but I don’t have time to lead you to this conclusion in a less jarring way. Declaration for Candidates Not Automatically Covered (optional) 7. 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 … Declaration and First Amendment Waiver (optional) 6. Vote yes unless you hate low wage workers. 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 Amendment 3: All voters vote in primary elections for state legislature, governor and cabinet; Yes: 57.01%: 5,840,881 total votes: No: 42.99%: 4,403,757 total votes We need a bucket full of cash to address the affordable housing crisis in Alachua County and this amendment is the bucket. You don’t need to know anything about him except that he sucks (official Straw Hat position). So yes, this is short and a little more bitter than a usual voter guide. COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENT CONCERNING CANDIDATE TREASURER REPORT REQUIREMENTS . 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 Vote yes. Leave a comment and I’ll respond for clarification. I’m not sure what enforcement mechanism there is for it, but I think it’s a good proposal. Establish a Growth Management Zone. 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? That said, I will be voting yes for Scott Makar and Joseph Lewis and no for everyone else. And maybe Alachua County will get a new district without Clay County, and maybe this seat will be competitive in 2 years. Identification and Elimination of Racial and Gender Bias in Alachua County Policies. Vote for Biden. This is the baby of Sen Brandes. This would require a comprehensive review of all current and proposed policies for racial and gender bias. Homestead Property Tax Discount for Spouses of Deceased Veterans Amendment. 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? The Florida Citizen Voters are leading this campaign and are very, very conservative. An original and one paper copy is required. Vote yes to undo this mess. %PDF-1.3 It was done because they didn’t want Black people in or around their backyards. 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. And if one of them does lose their seat Governor Ron DeSantis gets to appoint someone who will most likely be younger and more conservative. 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. City of Gainesville Charter Amendment Eliminating Restrictions on Construction of Paved Surfaces on City-Owned Land. Simply put, if there is a conflict between a city and the county over an environmental ordinance, the stricter one would apply. That’d be nice, but until then vote for Adam Christensen. Alachua County, FL – In 1986 the voters of Alachua County adopted the Alachua County Charter. 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. King County Charter Amendment 1, a charter amendment that requires investigations into police-related deaths, is on the ballot as a referral in King County on November 3, 2020. What they did was change the charter to prevent the use of funds to make paved paths along Hogtown Creek. 20-0850 COVID Response (incl. CRC Resolution 2020-06 - County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements - Signed (1).pdf BoCC Natural Resources Ord2020_12_Charter_executed 5-26-2020_ADA.pdf BoCC Ordinance 2020-13_Charter Amendment Equity_Final Signed.pdf 2. 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? We will note that the recommendations here are not just Jeremiah’s, but also largely correspond to voting guides of local organizations such as Women for Wise Growth, the Democratic Executive Committee, the Human Rights Campaign and Sierra Club, the only differences being Judge retentions and State Amendments 5 and 6. This is being proposed to stop progressive initiatives like Felon Rights Restoration, the $15 minimum wage, medical marijuana, and others. 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. Extend “Save Our Homes” Portability Period Amendment. Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. Renewal of the Existing One Mill Ad Valorem Tax for School District Operating Expenses. The Trust cannot legally be funded in the charter but this would establish it. Vote yes. This doesn’t do everything that it should, but it does lay the groundwork. There’s some really queerphobic stuff in the County Charter that should be taken out. County Charter Amendment Establishing Alachua County Affordable Housing Trust Fund. 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. 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. Every ten years, the Charter Review Commission reviews the Alachua County Home Rule Charter and proposes amendments or revisions for placement on the general election ballot. County Charter Amendment Concerning Candidate Treasurer Report Requirements. Through its calendar, directory of organizations, and content, it fosters the growth of movement consciousness and community organizing on issues from local to international. The Gainesville Iguana is a semi-monthly progressive newsletter and calendar of events which first began publishing in October 1986. 8. 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? Vote for Mary Alford. Any amendment or modification to the city's charter requires a public vote. Vote for Kayser Enneking. Vote for Anna Prizzia. 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? If a committee makes 70% or more of its contributions and independent expenditures on . 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. This does nothing. 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. 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. Establishing County Growth Management Area. Sure. 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. 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. 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 … by Jeremiah Tattersall, from thestrawhat.org. 2020 election results for Macomb County races in the Michigan general election, including Macomb County prosecutor and local, school board and proposal results. This amendment would prevent municipalities from trying to pass lax environmental regulations to circumvent more comprehensive programs. This is an extra tax ($1 per $1,000 taxable value of a home) that pays for ~320 nurses, councilors, etc. It’s slower than I’d like but it’s still good. 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. Six proposed amendments are to the Alachua County charter, and four amendments for the City of Gainesville charter. 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. Campaign Treasurer’s Report Electronic Filing Requirements for Miami-Dade County (Form MD-ED 10)* 5. Vote yes to mandate this review. 2-11.1.1 • Candidate and Campaign Treasurer Handbook • … Vote yes. This would make it harder to sell off parts of GRU. This is silly and racist. Vote no against the anti-immigrant crusaders. Charter Amendment No. city candidates and measures and other city But just shut up and vote for Biden.