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Hammond charter changes on ballot

3 years ago April 18, 2012 Apr 18, 2012 Wednesday, April 18 2012 Wednesday, April 18, 2012 6:40:25 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

HAMMOND - The Hammond City Council will submit to the city's voters eight proposed changes to the home rule charter.

The council approved a companion resolution Tuesday that sets the vote on the proposed charter changes for Nov. 6.

The proposed changes were submitted to the council by a group of citizens who spent about a year studying the charter.

If approved by a majority of the voters some of the changes include: council members would be allowed to serve three consecutive terms instead of two, the council president would be paid an additional $500 monthly, and if the mayor is unable to serve, the director of administration would be named temporary mayor.

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