Nine propositions will be presented to voters, Georgetown City Attorney Skye Masson said. The proposed amendments include changes to:
- term limits;
- council qualifications;
- council vacancies;
- rules of procedures;
- procedures to enact legislation;
- franchise agreement notifications; and
- public lead initiative, referendum and recall requirements.
Details of the proposed changes can be found here.
A second reading calling for a charter amendment election will be held Aug. 10
The candidate filing period for District 6 is now open and will close Aug. 16, according to state documents.
To qualify to be a council member, at the time of election to the office an individual must be at least 18 years of age, must be a citizen and qualified voter of the state of Texas and the city of Georgetown and be a resident of the district the individual is interested in representing for at least six months of the last date for filling, according to the city website.
District 6 is vacant due to Rachael Jonrowe resigning July 6 due to personal reasons.
Early voting for the Nov. 2 election will be Oct. 18-29