Lakewood voters will decide three contested City Council races. Two contested school board battles and a pair of county term limit proposals also are on the Nov. 3 ballot.
The $2 million+ revenue shortfalls over each of the next two years will be covered by money from the city’s savings. Some one-time fixes and a 14-week delay in a pay raise for city staff are planned. But members of the city’s budget panel expressed concern, especially about the 2010 budget forecast.
Council agrees to mayor’s request to delay consideration of proposal asking voters to limit special elections. The issue is expected to remain in limbo for more than seven months.
Rewrite raises questions about compliance with City Charter and eliminating City Council from part of the appeals process, but would simplify process for the average property owner.