City commission sends charter proposal to ballot


Last updated 8/4/2016 at 8:33pm

The proposed city charter for Havre will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.

The Government Study Commission voted 2-0 Thursday night with Perry Attichson absent to put the proposed city manager form of government on the ballot that will be mailed out to voters on Oc.t 11.

The proposal calls for:

• Establishment of greater home rule. Under this provision, the city will have some authority that is now yielded to the state

• Creation of a seven-member City Commission that will replace City Council. One member will be elected from each of the four wards, two will be elected at large and the...

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