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Nov 3 Special Election Results

haltom city november 3 2015 special electionA Special Election to amend the City Charter of the City of Haltom City was held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. All of the propositions passed. Voting results are noted below.

Proposition No. 1 - Administration
Passed - YES 698 NO 184

Shall Sections 2.03, 9.01 9.02 and 9.05 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide for the city council to appoint and remove the city secretary but not assistant city secretaries; to authorize the city manager to establish administrative departments and distribute the work of divisions; to require the city council to review the city attorney’s performance every three years; and to delete language redundant of state law regarding regulation of vehicles for hire?

Proposition No. 2 – Council Compensation
Passed - YES 507 NO 372

Shall Section 3.05 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide compensation for each regular and special city council meeting of $25.00 for city council members and $50.00 for the mayor?

Proposition No. 3 – City Council Absence
Passed - YES 739 NO 132

Shall Section 3.07a of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the mayor and council members forfeit their office if they have three unexcused absences per term?

Proposition 4 – City Council Financial Conflict
passed - YES 752 NO 125

Shall Sections 3.02 and 4.03 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that financial conflicts of interest and public office qualifications for the mayor and city council members shall be governed by state law?

Proposition No. 5 - Council Candidate Identification
Passed - YES 807 NO 62

Elections Shall Section 4.03 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to require that an application for elective office must be submitted with two forms of identification that reflect the address on the application, and to amend Section 4.07 to provide that the election shall be conducted and canvassed in accordance with state law?

Proposition No. 6 - Council Recall
Passed - YES 749 NO 121

Shall Sections 6.01, 6.02 and 6.06 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to allow for an election to remove elected officials on the grounds of incompetency, misconduct or malfeasance in office if a petition is signed by qualified voters equal to 33% of the number of votes cast in the last regular election of the city and to allow an official whose removal is sought to request a public hearing?

Proposition 7 – Jurisdiction
Passed - YES 773 NO 92

Shall the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended by adding Section 10.10, clarifying which courts have jurisdiction over matters relating to Haltom City?

Proposition No. 8 – Civil Service Credit Points
Passed - YES 669 NO 186

Shall Sections 11.11, 11.22 and 11.25 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to clarify the licensing and certification requirements for peace officers and sworn positions with the fire department; to remove credit points for performance evaluations from the promotional exam grade for civil service employees; and to clarify the length of time the commission retains the eligibility list for promotional examinations?

Proposition 9 – Civil Service Amend Agreement
Passed - YES 637 NO 220

Shall Section 11.36 of the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to provide that the civil service provisions in Article XI of the Charter may be amended by agreement of the city council, city manager and a majority of the sworn employees of the police or fire departments?

Proposition 10 - Corrections
Passed - YES 730 NO 130

Shall the Haltom City Home Rule Charter be amended to make non-substantive, grammatical and textual corrections throughout the Charter?

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