As votes are rolling in for the election, we have just found out that all 5 Colleyville City Charter Amendments have passed, approximately 86% for, 14% against. More updates to come. Thank you for all of those who let their voice be heard in this election.
Proposition 1: Amend the Colleyville City Charter by adding Section 3.01A, limitations on terms, to provide that no person shall serve as mayor for more than two consecutive elected terms and no person shall serve as a council member for more than two consecutive elected terms. Under no circumstances may any person ever serve for more than twelve consecutive years in combination as a council member or mayor. The amendment shall be effective at the next municipal election, shall apply to all persons currently occupying the office of mayor or council member, and shall apply to all municipal elections conducted after the date of adoption; provided however that this amendment will not cause a council members’ current term to be terminated prior to the completion of their elected term.
Proposition 2: Amend Section 3.09(c) to allow for electronic voting by city council and to provide that voting on nominations to city boards, committees and commissions do not require a roll call vote.
Proposition 3: Change Sections 7.02, 7.03, 7.04(A), 7.05, and 7.06 to provide that the appointment of the city secretary, police chief, fire chief, director of public Works and head of department of finance will require the approval of the City Council, for an indefinite term.
Proposition 4: To eliminate and delete Article XIII which provided for transitional matters after the 2005 Charter amendments.
Proposition 5: To amend Section 14.02 “personal financial interest” by adding to subsection (F) providing that a complaint can be filed 15 days from when a citizen knew or should have known of the asserted violation and adding subsection (K) to provide that council and mayoral candidates, planning and zoning and board of adjustment applicants, city manager and senior staff shall file financial disclosure and conflict of interest forms, providing a time frame for initial filing and for filing due to changes, and a duty to supplement, providing for the information to be contained in such forms to include certain described property owned in Dallas, Denton and Tarrant County or property held in trust or by certain family members or business entities; and the name and address of any person or corporation with a contractual relationship with the city and from which the person(s) stated above or family members have received something of value over $100; or the person or family members own more than 2 percent of the outstanding equity interest or more than 2 percent of the assets; and such reporting that is required by Section 14.02(K) applies to all of the relationships listed above.