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2014 Cuyahoga County Charter Amendment Proposals

9/29/2014

For Immediate Release
29 September 2014
Contact: Joseph Nanni
(216) 698-2520
jnanni@cuyahogacounty.us

Cleveland,OH -- Cuyahoga County Council has certified four amendments to the Cuyahoga County Charter to the voters of Cuyahoga County at the November 4, 2014 election.  Council held multiple hearings and took testimony covering various charter proposals throughout the months of July and August.  Council ultimately adopted and approved four amendments for inclusion on the ballot, which will appear as the following measures:

The voters of Cuyahoga County will determine whether the proposed charter changes will be incorporated into the County Charter at the November 4, 2014 election.  An electronic copy of the Cuyahoga County Charter is available at code.cuyahogacounty.us.

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The Cuyahoga County Council is an 11-member body elected by the residents of our neighborhoods. The Council makes policy decisions for the effective functioning of County government, and is a link between government agencies and citizens. Meetings of the Cuyahoga County Council are free and open to the public. Members of the public are encouraged to attend in person in the new Council Chambers on the 4th floor of the New County Administration Building, 2079 East 9th Street, located at the corner of East 9th Street and Prospect Avenue, or to watch via Council’s live stream at http://council.cuyahogacounty.us/. Complimentary parking for the public is available in the attached garage at 900 Prospect. A skywalk extends from the garage to provide additional entry to the Council Chambers from the 5th floor parking level of the garage. Archived video is also available at http://www.youtube.com/CuyahogaCounty.