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File #: 22-0851    Version: 1 Name: 071922-CAC/CC-Election Dates
Type: Agenda Item Status: In Committee
File created: 7/14/2022 In control: Joint Meeting of the Charter Amendment Committee and City Council
On agenda: 7/19/2022 Final action:
Title: Recommendation to receive and file comments from the community, receive and file supporting documentation into the record on the proposed amendment to the Long Beach City Charter to realign the City’s primary election date with the State’s primary and general election dates held in even-numbered years, and refer to the City Council to consider adoption of all required resolutions to place said Charter Amendment on the November 8, 2022 General Election Ballot; and Receive and file comments from the community, receive and file supporting documentation into the record on the proposed amendment to the Long Beach City Charter to realign LBUSD’s primary election date with the State’s primary and general election dates held in even-numbered years, and refer to the City Council to consider adoption of all required resolutions to place said Charter Amendment on the November 8, 2022 General Election Ballot. (Citywide)
Sponsors: City Attorney
Attachments: 1. 071922.cac-cc.item1.pdf
Related files: 21-0334, 21-0427, 22-0659
TITLE
Recommendation to receive and file comments from the community, receive and file supporting documentation into the record on the proposed amendment to the Long Beach City Charter to realign the City’s primary election date with the State’s primary and general election dates held in even-numbered years, and refer to the City Council to consider adoption of all required resolutions to place said Charter Amendment on the November 8, 2022 General Election Ballot; and

Receive and file comments from the community, receive and file supporting documentation into the record on the proposed amendment to the Long Beach City Charter to realign LBUSD’s primary election date with the State’s primary and general election dates held in even-numbered years, and refer to the City Council to consider adoption of all required resolutions to place said Charter Amendment on the November 8, 2022 General Election Ballot. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
On June 14, 2022, the Charter Amendment Committee and City Council approved a recommendation to receive and file comments from the community, receive and file supporting documentation into the record, and move to a second public hearing on the proposed amendments to the Long Beach City Charter to realign the City’s and Long Beach Unified School District’s primary election dates with the State’s primary and general election dates held in even-numbered years.
On April 20, 2021, the Long Beach City Council voted to convene the Charter Amendment Committee of the City Council to consider placing a City Charter (“Charter”) amendment before voters to align the City’s municipal election dates with the State’s primary and general election dates held in even-numbered years. The following are attached to this letter:
· Attachment 1 - A copy of the Council letter associated with the initial vote and the rationale behind the need to align the City’s election dates with the State.
· Attachment 2 - The resolution adopted by the City Council to move the...

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