Council seeks volunteers for voter’s pamphlet Proposition 1 pro and con committees

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

At its July 26 meeting, the Shoreline City Council adopted a resolution placing Proposition 1 on the November 2, 2010, general election ballot. Proposition 1 is a maintenance and operations levy to maintain basic public safety, parks and recreation, and community services.

Accompanying the ballots will be the King County Voter’s Pamphlet. The pamphlet will include an explanatory statement from the City that states the effect of Proposition 1 if approved. In response will be statements in support and opposition to the ballot measure. State law requires the City Council to appoint two committees to draft the pro and con statements. The committees can have no more than three members each; however, the committees may seek advice from any person or persons. The committees will also have an opportunity to write a rebuttal statement to the other side’s statement.

Individuals interested in applying for one of the committee positions should submit an application form to the Shoreline City Clerk no later than August 3. Applications can be found at the City website. The City Council will review the applications and appoint the committee members at its August 9 business meeting.

To learn more about the requirements for the voter’s pamphlet and the duties of the pro and con committees, download this document.

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