Attend TRRG forums on upcoming ballot propostions

November Ballot Educational Forums
“Tucson Residents for Responsive Government (TRRG) will be sponsoring three educational forums to inform the public about the processes by which the Charter Changes (Props 403 & 404), Salary Recommendation (Prop 405) and Bond Proposals (Props 425-431) were placed on the November 3,2015 ballot and what these propositions mean to you as citizens and members of our community.
  • Wednesday, September 30th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Ward 2 office, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd
  • Tuesday, October 6th, 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Quincie Douglas Library, 1585 E. 36th St.
  • Wednesday, October 7th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Ward 6 office, 3202 E. 1st St.
The forums will be presented by members who served on the citizen committees, with opportunities for the public to ask questions. All residents are welcome to attend.”

Proposition 403 – A proposal referred by Mayor and Council, to amend the Tucson City Charter to provide for equal voting rights for the Mayor on matters on which the Council votes; and including the Mayor in the calculation of the quorum for Mayor and Council meetings. (see p. 2 of Ordinance No. 11283)

Proposition 404 – A proposal referred by Mayor and Council, to amend the Tucson City Charter to provide for uniform method of appointment and removal of City Department Directors; and eliminating civil service rights from those officers. (see p. 6 of Ordinance No. 11283)

Proposition 405 – A proposed amendment to the Tucson City Charter recommended by the Citizen’s Commission on Public Service and Compensation to increase the salary of the Mayor from $3,500 to $4,030 per month; and increase the Council Member salaries from $2,000 to $2,288 per month.  (see p. 2 of Ordinance No. 11294)

Pima County Bond website: http://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=195314

More info on TRRG: www.tucsontrrg.org.
More info on these ballot measures via AZPM Channel 6 show on September 18:

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