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Brooksville to decide City Council term limits, residency rule

Two charter amendments on the Nov. 6 ballot will ask Brooksville voters to decide issues concerning City Council members.

One amendment, if approved, would increase consecutive-term limits for council members to three four-year terms. Under current rules, council members may be elected to serve two consecutive terms, then must sit out at least one year before running again.

The second amendment, if approved, would allow for the forfeiture of office should a City Council member no longer meet residency requirements of having primary residence within the city limits. Under current charter rules, council candidates must live within the city limits for at least one year before running. There is currently no residency requirement, however, for council members once they are elected.

Brooksville to decide City Council term limits, residency rule 10/20/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 20, 2012 11:52am]
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