Bond & City Charter Elections 09/07/2004 - View Results

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September 7, 2004 Bond Election and City Charter Election

Results of the Bond Election
Results of the City Charter Election

Results* of the $134 Million Bond Election, Questions 1 - 6

To pass, a question must have the majority of the votes cast for that question.

*Results are unofficial until the Goodyear City Clerk canvasses the election at a Special Meeting on Sept. 20th, 2004.

 

Pass / Fail

YES

%

NO

%

TOTAL

#

Question 1 – Parks

$36 million for new parks and playground, to equip existing parks, install landscaping and preserve open space

PASS

76%

24%

3,125

Question 2 – Public Safety

$7 million to construct and equip public safety facilities

PASS

88%

12%

3,132

Question 3 –City Govt. Facilities

$27 million to acquire land, construct facilities, install communications equipment for public administrative facilities including a library

PASS

75%

25%

3,106

Question 4 – Storm Sewers/Drainage

$14 million to improve and acquire storm sewers, drainage facilities, and bridges

PASS

83%

17%

3,087

Question 5 – Sewers/Effluent Reuse

$40 million to improve, replace, and add to our sewer and effluent reuse systems and construct sewer treatment facilities

PASS

80%

20%

3,108

Question 6 – Stadium/Recreational Complex $10 million to construct a baseball stadium and clubhouse, softball, baseball, and soccer fields, basketball courts and associated parking facilities

PASS

66%

34%

3,090

Results* of the Charter Election

PROPOSITIONS 404 THROUGH 415

To pass, a proposition must have the majority of the votes cast for that proposition.

*Results are unofficial until the Goodyear City Clerk canvasses the election at a Special Meeting on Sept. 20th, 2004.

PROPOSITION

Pass /Fail

Yes

%

NO

%

Total

#

404

Reduce age requirement for Mayor and Council

Fail

26%

74%

3,262

405

Increase the term to four years for Mayor and not to serve more than two consecutive elected terms.

Pass

64%

36%

3,249

406

Increase the population number for dividing into districts from 60,000 to 150,000.

Pass

61%

39%

3,192

407

Allow the head of police and fire departments to be a part of the City of Goodyear merit system

Pass

73%

27%

3,145

408

Allow the City Council, by ordinance, to establish policy guidelines and procedures for setting employee wages, hours, benefits and working conditions

Pass

70%

30%

3,162

409

Give the Council the option of creating or abolishing boards and commissions by resolutions or motions in addition to ordinance.

Pass

58%

42%

3,131

410

Clarify Charter language regarding the effective date of ordinances and resolutions and allowing for emergency clauses.

Pass

75%

25%

3,130

411

Add the words “or reviewed” to the Charter to clarify the preparation of the contract process.

Pass

84%

16%

3,113

412

Changing the word “published” to “circulated” in the city because no newspaper is currently being published within the city limits.

Pass

80%

20%

3,116

413

Change the dates of the election to abide by the mandatory dates set by state law.

Pass

86%

14%

3,141

414

Delete paragraph A. It is no longer applicable because the city has established a Municipal Court.

Pass

92%

8%

3,129

415

Delete Section 2 and replace with new clearer language regarding when open (hours of operation) and transaction of certain business on non-judicial days.

Pass

88%

12%

3,131