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Elections_June to August 1964ELECTIONS 51. Book Page 1st reading ordinance forbidding gluing or affixing of political signs to sidewalks, light standards, etc. and _ all public property. Letter from City Clerk re holding 47 lect on. Res. #11274 adopted calling Special ,7-�-647 115 Election on Dec. 1, 1964 re. Charter Amendments 8-5-64 47 162 Morton Burack uges Council to hold bond election re. purchase of property bet. 75th St. & 87th Terr. (from Atlantic Ocean to Collins Ave.) at same time as general election in Nov. 1964. No action taken. 8-19-64 47 192 ELECTIONS 51a Book Page Res. 411304 adopted amending Res. 411274 :calling Special Election on 12/1/64) adding 2 Charter amendments to Dec. 1st ballot. 10-7-64 47 265 ELECTIONS 52. Book Page Res. #11312 adopted amending Res. #11274 calling Dec. 1, 1964 chr ter election, so as to change dates when detailed Charter amendments will be available to cover period Oct 30,1964 thru Dec. 1, 1964, instead of Oct. 21, 1964 thru Dec. 1, 1964. 10-21-64 47 289 Theatre representatives request Council to remove proposed amendment from Dec. 1, ballot in connection with tax on admissions to amusements, etc. Resolution filed by M.B. C of C urging removal of proposed Charter amendment from ballot. City Atty comments. Motion to remove dment fails. 11-18-64 47 319 ELECTIONS 53 Book Page Res. :11329 adopted, amending Res. 411274, removing Charter Amendment 46 (Amusement Tax) fromDec. 1, 1964 special election ballot. 11-25-64 47 355 Councilman Richard's motion to call off Dec. 1, 1964 special election fails to receive a second. Councilman Richard's motion to have a survey made of the City Charter fails to receive a second. 11-25-64 47 356 M.B. Taxpayers Ass'n proposal that present election law be changed to provide for a primary & run-off election to be taken under consideration - proposal referred to Charter Review Board for study and recommendation. 3---65 8 385 ELECTIONS 54 Book Page 1st reading ordinance amending Chapter 2 of Code, implementing election law changes pertaining to election of Councilmen, approved by voters at 12/1/64 election. 3-3-65 48 386 3rd reading ordinance amending Code, implementing December 1, 1964 Charter changes relating to election of Councilmen and Mayor. Ord. #1551 3-17-65 48 406 Res. #11398 adopted placing on June 1, 1965 ballota proposed endment to Charter to provie that in all electionsof ouncilmen, if in any group any one individualdoes not obtain a majority for his election, the highest two men in that group will run off (coni ELECTIONS 55 Book Page (cont.) in an election to be held two weeks subsequent to the election. 3-24-65 48 410 Proposed bond issues to be submitted to freeholders at June 1, 1965election. 4-7-65 48 507 Motion to increase pay of Clerks & Inspectors on Election Boards fails. City. Mgr. to furnish Councilmen with comparison of payments made by other cities in Dade County. 4- 21-65 49 39 ELECTIONS Report from City Clerk re. monies paid Clerks and Inspectors of elections in M. B. and other municipalities in Dade County. Effort to increase salaries fails. 5-5-65 49 69 56 Book Page Ordinance ##1554 adopted on three readings setting fine for failure of candidates to file sworn statements as prescribed by Charter. 5-5-65 49 73 ELECTIONS _ 57 Resolution submitted. calling Boo?:. Page $8,180,000 bond election. Question ##7 re. construction of public park on ocean front from 81st to 87th Street at cost of $1,500,00 to be included. Clerk informs Council of problems concerning election. Public Relations Dept. to work out educational program. Res. ##11765 adopted calling election on May 3, 1966. 3-2-66 50 126 EL CTIONS . 58 Book Page Res. 411775 adopted, calling Special Election on May 24, 1966 re. charter changes. 3-2-66 50 161 City Clerk requested to €btain necessary certification to conduc/eYection with paper ballot. 3-2-66 50 172 Res. 411789 adopted, adding Question 411 re. increasing investment of pension funds (MBERS) 3-16-66 50 199 Certification received from Supervisor of elections, Dade County, stating no room pn voting mach n - City to use paper a1±o„ May 4 ,± 66 Election 3-16-66 50 200 ELECT/ONS 59 Book Page Council approves increase in pay scale for Clerks and Inspectors. Discussion on qualifications of Clerks & Inspectors hied by City. Councilmen suggest possibilities for recruitment of help for election. 3-16-66 50 200 Request for removal of Item 6 (Convention Hall expansion bonds) from May 3, 1966 ballot. Edward Dean, Ex. Dir. of Southern Fla. Hotel and Motel Association speaks. Lengthy discussion on expansion of Convention Hall. No action taken by Council. 4-20-66 50 250 ELECTIONS 60 Book Page Res. #11921 adopted calling Special Election to submit Charter Amendment questions to electorate 8-24-66 50 487 Res. #12032 adopted requesting Metro to permit poll workers time to vote when City and County elections are held simultaneously. 1-18-67 51 348 Res. #12088 calling primary electon on May 16, 1967 and 'General Election on June 6, 1967 and 9 questions on Charter Changes. 4-5-67 51 500 ELECTIONS 1st & 2nd reading of ordinance re. absentee voting for shut-ins 5-17-67 52 14 Book Page61 Council votes to place candidates' names on June ballot in consecutive order. 5-17-67 52 30 Prior to 3rd reading, Ordinance providing for casting of absentee ballots by shut-ins referred to Charter Review & Revision Board. 6-7-67 52 51 District election of County Commissioners endorsed --Res. #12368 adopted --as requested 62 ELECTIONS BOOK PAGE by Dade League of Municipalities. 3-6-68 53 57 Charter Review & Revision Board recommendation presented for date change of city elections to first Tuesday, following first Monday in November of the odd years, with run-off to take place two weeks following; said amendment to be submitted to electorate in November, 1968, appropriate resolution to be prepared by City Attorney. CR&R Board to submit recommendations re. "shut-in" voting on 7/17/68. Manager to review proposals made to facilitate registration of voters. 7-3-68 53 275 ELECTIONS G3 BOOK PAGE Appearance of George Talianoff re. proposed charter amendment for election of Councilmen by districts deferred to 9/4/68. Various matters re. City elections deferred to 9/4/68: "Votemobile"; resolution providing for submission of amendment changing dates City elections & redistricting to electorate in November, 1968; resolution re. establishment of voter registration branch in north end of City. 8-21-68 53 367 Above matters deferred to 9/18/68. Effort to submit to electorate amendment to provide for election of Council by districts on 11/5/68 ballot fails. Wording of proposed Charter amendment pertaining ELECTIONS 64 BOOK PAGE to Employees' Retirement System to provide pension benefits to general employees of 2'—z% of member's average compensation based on 2 highest paid years 428 for each of 1st 25 years of creditable service & to 2% of said compensation for creditable service in 430 excess of 25 years with maximum benefit of 80% of & said compensation. 9-4-68 53 445 Action deferred to 10/9/68 recommendations of Pension Board for increased life insurance benefits. City Attorney's opinion --change in life insurance coverage does not require Charter change. 9-4-68 53 445 ELECTIONS 65 BOOK PAGE Election board fees increased: Clerks -$25; Inspectors -$21; fee for attending instruction meeting -$2. 9-18-68 53 460 Irvine Spear requested to appear before Council re. employees' participation in elections. It was suggested Director of Personnel contact Mr. Spear and arrange for appearance before Personnel Board. 1-15-69 54 154 City Manager to arrange for all day Council workshop session on January 29, 1969 to discuss extension of franchises and election dates, etc. Suggested Utility Company representatives to appear on the 29th. 1-15-69 54 155 ELECTIONS 66 Book Page Asst.City Mgr. to contact Chairman of Charter Review.Bd. re. charter amendments for submission to voters at time of election on Tatum Waterway bond issue. 2/25/69 54 214 .1st & 2nd Reading of ord.amending Code to publish election ads in newspapers meeting requirements of Sec.50.031,Fla.Statutes. 4/2/69 54 315 Chamber of Comm.request for district voting withdrawn. 5/7/69 374, 54 388 ELECTIONS 67 Book Page Dave Herman, representing M.B. Chamber of Commerce, presented form of petition for holding elections of Council by district. 5/21/69 54 451 Council deferred consideration of appearance requests re. districting. 6/4/69 54 469 Election by Districts - request by C. OF C. denied. , Petitions presented by C.of C. not accepted (re district elections). Meeting date 7-16-69 8-6-69 ELECTIONS 68A Date Res. #12845 - Calling a Special Election on 9/17/69 Nov. 18, 1969, for the purpose of submitting proposed Charter Amendments to Electorate (15). Res. #12847 - Calling Special Election on 9/17/69 Nov. 18, 1969 for submission of Ord.#1779 regarding TDA to electorate. Res. 12848: for elections 11-4 and 11/18/69, 9/24/69 (primary, general) Res. #12850, amending Res. #12845, deleting 9/24/69 2 proposed charter amendments from Nov. 18, ballot, Council pension plan and continuance in hospitalization etc., plans. ELECTIONS 68c Date Res. #12876, 12877: 169 elections: appoint- 10/15/69 ment of Clerks, inspectors, for 11-4, 11-18. Primary results of 11-4 affirmed; 11/5/69 Res. 12880 accepting Cert. of canvass; Dermer - Mayor, candidates for 11-18 ballot. Oath administered to Dermer. Res. 12881 calling general election for ballot form, etc. ELECTIONS 68B Date Res. #13850-A - Calling Bond Election, 9/29/69 $350,000 for purpose of acquiring and im- proving parcel of land for public park and recreational purposes, Tatum Waterway. Res. #12860 - reiterating City's position in 10/1/69 favor of immediate action by HUD on low cost housing units and urban renewal problem in South Shore area. Res. #12879 - amending Res. #12845, calling 10/15/69 a Special Election -- Charter Changes, 11/18/69. ELECTIONS 69 Meeting date RES. 12889 - results of election: Greene, Goodman, Magnes (4-yr.terms) 11-19-69 Weinstein elected Vice -Mayor. 11-19-69 RES. 12949 calling election 4-7-70 re: creating new Bd. Adjustmt conveying property to Housg Authority candidates to describe contributns,etc. property owners to comply with Min. Housg Standards Ord. Kosher food laws. Mr.Ciment suggested Adm.compile CC items for presentation to electorate, 2-4-70 1-28-70 ELECTIONS 70 Meeting date Ord. amending laws (Magnes) de- ferred to 3-4-70. deferred pending meeting of MessrsGreene, Magnes. 2-18-70 3-4-70 Salary increase for Election Clerks appr'd. to $30. 4-1-70 Request of MB Police & Firemen's Benev.Assn., Fraternal Order of Police & Firefighters' Union to submit proposed pension changes to electorate; to be heard by CC prior thereto. 8-5-70 ELECTIONS 71 Meeting date Single registration: RES.13374 approving single registration, requesting Dade to handle CMB registratn. Changes suggested by Goodman, Greene, re run-offs, spring elections instead of fall. Charter Review Bd. to consider. Councilman Rosen announced that County Commission approved the City's reso- lution concerning a single voter registration system. 9-1-71 11-3-71 12-22-71 E=LECTIONS 73. Meeting Date Proposal to hold elections in spring of year instead of November rejected. 8/30/72 City Mgr. reported to Council re: status of placement on machines City's Charter questions and advised re: difficulties to be encountered if City wee forced to a paper ballot. Council opposed use of paper ballots and City Mgr. was instructed to contact Metro Manager Ray Goode re: placement of issues on machines 11/7. Re: Special Election 11/7/72, Council was told election could not be canvassed now; some voting machines were not locked so voters could cast 10/4/72 10/4/72 ELECTIONS 72 Meeting date Councilman Weinstein proposed that City Mgr. provide for a workshop after the first of year to discuss projects for inclusion in Mar.14, bond election. 12-8-71 Action deferred to Jan. 5, 1972, at request of Councilman Magnes, con- cerning resolution providing for sub- mission of two Charter amendments per- taining to elections to voters on Mar. 14, 1972. 12-22-71 vote on only one of the forms of districting being considered. Canvassing committee composed of Vice Mayor Goodman, Councilman Weinstein and the City Clerk will meet on Tuesday, 11/21/72, and will return to Council with results and a recommendation from the City Attorney. Meeting Date 11/15/72 11/15/72 Report of Canvassing Committee presented (spec. elec. reflecting results of machines inspected 11/7/72) and review of return sheets for the Election. 12/6/72 City attorney advised that in his opinion the question of validity of election was a judicial one and proper action would be the institution ELECTIONS 75 Meeting Date of a suit for a declaratory decree to have Metro open and examine all of the machines under Court supervision, as sufficient evidence had been disclosed as to cast a shadow of coubt on entire election. Council voted to direct the City Atty. to institute an action in the Circuit Court for a declaratory decree to determine the validity of the election. Vice Mayor Goodman advised of info. received by him (from Mr. Oscar Levine, a voter in Precinct 112) that in certain areas of M.B. voters were able to vote for both Congressman Pepper and Fascell, instead of only one. 12/6/72 12/6/72 12/20/72 ELECTIONS 76 Meeting Date Reference also made to series of articles in local newspaper alleging irregularities in City's Charter amendment election held on 11/7/72 12/20/72 Council voted to request States Attorney to conduct investigation of alleged irregularities and to furnish minutes of this Council meeting to State Attorney, 12/20/72. 11 Councilman Weinstein requested that Administra- tion4 immediately prepare and mail to all regis- tered voters, a resume of all Council -approved questions to appear on the 2/20/73 ballot, so that general public is fully informed. 1/17/73 ELECTIONS 76A Date Res. #73-13863 adopted, calling a Special 1/3/73 Election on 2/20/73 to fill unexpired term of Councilman Jerome Greene. (See Special Election Res. #73-13875 adopted, calling a Special 1/3/73 Election on 2/20/73 for submission of bond questions in aggregate amount of $11,500,000. (See Bond Election card.) ELECTIONS 77 Meeting Date Canvass of Special Election held on 2/20/73 and resolution 73-13916 adopted, declaring results of election - Dr. Simon J. Wikler elected Councilman, Group 1; and SIX BOND questions approved with 1 (No.7) disapproved re: purchasing equipment for new Convention Hall. 2/21/73 Acknowledgment made of a protest filed by Mr. Joseph Troxell alleging election irregularity. City Atty. held protest was not sufficient to invalidate election. 2/21/73 Form of petition approved for referendum to provide for limiting campaign expenditures to $7,500 for Councilmanic candidates, or $2,500 for possible run-off. 6/29/73