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File #: 211125    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Referred
File created: 12/16/2021 In control: Special Committee for Legal Review
On agenda: 1/4/2022 Final action:
Title: Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at an election to be held on April 5, 2022, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to modify the number of council districts; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 25, 2022; and recognizing this ordinance to have an accelerated effective date within the City Charter because it calls an election.
Sponsors: Andrea Bough, Eric Bunch
Attachments: 1. No Fact Sheet-211125, 2. 211125 Fiscal Note
ORDINANCE NO. 211125

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Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at an election to be held on April 5, 2022, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to modify the number of council districts; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 25, 2022; and recognizing this ordinance to have an accelerated effective date within the City Charter because it calls an election.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. ELECTION CALLED. That an election is called on April 5, 2022, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City amendments to the City Charter.

Section 2. NOTICE TO ELECTION AUTHORITIES BY CITY CLERK. That following passage of this ordinance the City Clerk shall deliver certified copies of this ordinance and notice of election to the Clerk of Cass County, Board of Election Commissioners of Clay County, Board of Election Commissioners of Kansas City, and Board of Election Commissioners of Platte County, on or before January 25, 2022, which shall be the authority of each election authority of the City to submit the amendment to the electors of Kansas City and to give public notice as provided by law.

Section 3. NOTICE OF ELECTION. The notice of election shall read as follows:

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NOTICE OF ELECTION
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

Notice is hereby given that the City of Kansas City has called an election to be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., at which election all qualified voters residing within Kansas City, Missouri will be given the opportunity to vote.

The official ballot will be in substantially the following form:

OFFICIAL BALLOT
CITY OF KANSAS CITY

ELECTION, APRIL 5, 2022

QUESTION NO. ___
(Organizational Flexibility)

Should the Charter of Kansas City be amended to establish 9 in-district Council districts, with three at-la...

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