Chapter 3.28
AUTHORIZATION FOR THE USE OF MAIL BALLOT ELECTIONS

Sections:

3.28.010    Mail ballot elections.

3.28.020    Subjects approved for all-mail elections.

3.28.030    Date of election.

3.28.040    Procedures for conduct of all-mail elections.

3.28.050    Enabling authority.

3.28.010 Mail ballot elections.

The city council is authorized to conduct elections wholly by mail ballot as set forth in Section 3.28.020. The city council shall determine whether an election will be conducted by mail at the time the election is called. Actions of the city council pursuant to this section shall be set forth in a resolution approved at a regular meeting or special meeting of the city council. (Ord. 99-12 § 1 (part), 1999)

3.28.020 Subjects approved for all-mail elections.

The following items may be the subject of an all-mail election:

A.    Any election to approve a special tax or a general tax as required or authorized by Article XIIIC of the California Constitution;

B.    Any election to approve a property-related fee or charge as required or authorized by Article XIIID of the California Constitution;

C.    Any assessment ballot proceeding required or authorized by Article XIIID of the California Constitution; provided, however, that such a proceeding shall be denominated an assessment ballot proceeding rather than an election. (Ord. 99-12 § 1 (part), 1999)

3.28.030 Date of election.

Elections authorized by this chapter shall not occur on the same date as a statewide direct primary election or statewide general election. (Ord. 99-12 § 1 (part), 1999)

3.28.040 Procedures for conduct of all-mail elections.

Elections authorized by this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions for mail ballot elections as set forth in Elections Code Sections 4100 et seq., as now exist or may hereafter be amended. (Ord. 99-12 § 1 (part), 1999)

3.28.050 Enabling authority.

This chapter is adopted pursuant to the authority granted by Elections Code Section 4000(c)(9). (Ord. 99-12 § 1 (part), 1999)