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Havre again wants to put charter proposal to the voters

 

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

Chair Andrew Brekke speaks Monday during a Havre City Council Ordinance Committee meeting at city hall. Members of the committee discussed Havre changing to a charter form of government.

The Havre City Council Ordinance Committee met Monday and discussed Havre changing to a charter form of government.

The difference between self-governing powers and general powers is that  "municipal government may acquire self-government powers only with the approval of a majority of the municipal electors voting on the question," Montana State University Extension handbook says.

It says the question may be presented to the local electorate directly as a ballot proposal to adopt a municipal charter, which, if approved by the voters, automatically confers self-government powers upon the...



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