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VILLAGE OF NASHVILLE

Ordinance # 9-9-1999-A

 

AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE THAT VILLAGE ELECTIONS

SHALL BE NONPARTISAN.

 

The Village of Nashville Ordains:

 

Section 1.  As authorized by Chapter III, Section 3(1) and (2) of the General Law Village Act, being Act No. 3 of the Public Acts of 1895, as amended, Village elections in the Village of Nashville shall hereafter be nonpartisan.

 

Section 2.  This Ordinance shall apply beginning with the first Village election for which the nomination deadline is not less than 30 days after the effective date of this ordinance.

 

Section 3.  This ordinance shall become effective 45 days after the date of its adoption, unless a petition signed by not less than 10% of the registered electors of the Village is filed with the acting Village Clerk within the 45 day period, in which case, the Ordinance shall take effect upon approval at an election held on the question.

 

Section 4.  The Village President or his designee shall arrange for the required publication of a notice of adoption of this Ordinance and publication of notice of the right of petition.

 

Section 5.  This ordinance shall be adopted by an affirmative vote of at lease two-thirds of the members of the Village Council.

 

Adopted - 9-9-1999

Published - 9-21-1999

Effective - 11-4-1999

 

Ayes: Wheeler, White, Wolff, Kenyon, Pash, Dunham, Mapes.

Nays: None.

 

Dennis Mapes

Village President


Cathy Lentz

Village Clerk