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ORDINANCE NO. NS-1316 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA <br />ORDERING, CALLING, PROVIDING FOR AND <br />GIVING NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MUNICIPAL <br />ELECTION TO BE HELD IN THE SAID CITY ON <br />NOVEmbER 2, 1976, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUB- <br />MITTING TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE <br />SAID CITY CERTAIN PROPOSALS TO A~ND THE <br />CHARTER OF THE SAID CITY <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Santa Ana <br />desires that a special municipal election be held on November <br />2, 1976, for the purpose of submitting certain proposed amendments <br />to the Charter of the City of Santa Ana to the qualified voters <br />of said City; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council, by its Resolution No. 76-93, <br />adopted August 2, 1976, has requested the Board of Supervisors <br />of Orange County to order the consolidation of the said special <br />municipal election with the statewide general election to be <br />held on the same date; <br /> <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA <br />ANA DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That a special election be held, and the <br />same is hereby called to be held, in the City of Santa Ana on <br />November 2, 1976, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified <br />voters of said city the proposals hereinafter set forth to amend <br />the Charter of the City of Santa Ana. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That on the ballot to be used at said <br />special election, in addition to any other matters required by <br />law, there shall be printed substantially the following: <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL WARDS: Shall Sections 101.1, 101.2, : : : <br />101.3, 400 and 401.1 of the Charter be amended to : : : <br />require council wards to be based on population :YES : : <br />equality; to prohibit ward boundary changes within : : : <br />120 days prior to council elections; to provide : : : <br />for inclusion of newly annexed or consolidated : : : <br />territory in the most contiguous ward pending : : : <br />reapportionment; to delete references to division : NO : : <br />of the city into less than seven wards; and to : : : <br />establish initial terms for council members from : : : <br />wards to be created in the future? : : : <br /> <br />CITY RIGHTS AND CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS. Shall : : : ~ <br />Sections 102, 200, 417, 418 and 609 of the Charter : : : <br />be amended to allow the Council to set a fiscal : : : <br /> <br />year for the City by ordinance; to state that the : YES : : <br />City has all rights, powers and privileges not in : : : <br />conflict with the Constitution or the Charter and : : : <br />that the absence of specifications of such rights : : : <br />in the Charter is not a limitation on the City's : : : <br />rights; to provide for the immediate effect of : : : <br />ordinances adopted pursuant to a state law provid- : : : <br />ing for such i~mlediate effect and for the immedi- : NO : : <br />ate effect of appropriation ordinances; to require : : : <br />amendments to municipal code sections to set forth : : : <br />the entire section proposed to be amended; and to : : : <br />allow budget appropriation revisions by majority : : : <br />vote of the Council? <br /> <br /> <br />