Local Ballot Measures



Full Text of Measure X (2002 November)

The full text of this measure was copied from the Santa Cruz County Elections Department Website, www.votescount.com.

City of Capitola Term Limits for City Council

ORDINANCE OF THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF CAPITOLA ADDING SECTION 2.04.015 TO THE CAPITOLA MUNICIPAL CODE ESTABLISHING TERMS LIMITS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF CAPITOLA AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Section 2.04.015 is hereby added to the Capitola Municipal Code to read as follows:

Section 2.04.015. Term limits for elected officials. City Council Members and City Treasurers shall serve a maximum of two elected terms consecutively. Upon completion of a second consecutive elected term, the term-limited City Council Member or City Treasurer shall be eligible to seek re-election to the City Council or City Treasurer's office for a term commencing no earlier than two years after the second consecutive term has been completed. Nothing herein shall be construed to limit the City Council's discretion to appoint an individual to fill a City Council seat or City Treasurer's office which has been vacated due to resignation, death, disqualification or other cause.

Section 2. This ordinance shall be considered as adopted upon the date that the vote is declared by the City Council, and shall go into effect 10 days after that date.

 

 

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