Agenda for June 26

The Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission will meet in the Music Hall on June 26, 2017.

7:00-7:15pm          Public Comment

7:15-7:20pm          Approval of Minutes, Chair Report

7:20-7:40pm         Discussion of Finance Analysis of Proposed Charter

7:40-8:00pm         Discussion and vote on proposed amendments

8:20-9:00pm          Discussion and vote on Proposed Charter

9:00pm                   Adjourn

Agenda for June 13, 2017

Meeting of the Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission

June 13, City Hall

7:00-7:15           Public Comment

7:15-7:20           Approval of Minutes, Chair Report

7:20-7:40           Discussion of May 30th Outreach meeting and subsequent education efforts

7:40-8:40          Discussion of Education Outreach Material

9 pm                 Adjourn

Inquiries: Pat Kane, 518-857-6129

Agenda for May 23

Meeting of the Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission

City Hall

6:30-6:45pm        Public Comment

6:45-6:50pm       Approval of Minutes, Chair Report

6:50-7:20pm      Financial Analysis Report

7:20-8:30pm      Discussion of Proposed Charter

8:30-8:45pm       Vote on Final Draft to be reviewed by Bob Batson and Public on May 30th

8:45- 9pm          Discussion of May 30th Outreach meeting

9 pm                  Adjourn

Agenda For May 9

The Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, May 9th.

7-7:15pm Public Comment

7:15-20 Approval of Minutes

7:20-7:50 Interview with former City Attorney and Judge Wait

8:00-8:30pm Discussion of Proposed Charter

8:30-9pm Discussion of May 30th Outreach

9pm Adjourn

Agenda for April 25

The Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, April 25.

7-7:15pm Public Comment

7:15-8:00  Discussion of Financial Analysis of Proposed Charter

8:00-8:30pm Discussion of Transition Plans for Proposed Charter

8:30-9pm  Discussion of Audit provisions of proposed charter

9 pm Adjourn

Agenda for April 6

Meeting of the Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission

City Hall Council Chambers

7:00-7:15     Public Comment

7:15- 7:30    Discussion of Current Charter Review subcommittee report by BK Keramati

7:30-8:30    Discussion of Comments and Issues raised at Public Forum and from Community Emails and contacts

8:30 -9:00 Discussion of Outreach

9:00            Adjourn

Agenda for March 23, 2017

Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission
to meet in the Saratoga Music Hall

7:00 PM    Public Comment

7:15 PM    Discussion of public outreach, public forum on March 29th

8:15 PM    Discussion of remaining charter provisions

  • Supervisors—election: (Method needs to be decided)
  • Budget Provisions
  • Staggered Terms methods of elections for City Council- head to head or top 3
  • Term Limits – lifetime or 12 consecutive, review for clarity and agreement
    Tax Districts? Recitation of Charity, health and schools?
  • Schedule (For transition) Have we addressed adequately the mechanism for the transition, including funding?

9:00 PM     Adjourn

Agenda for March 20

Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission

to meet in the Saratoga Music Hall

7:00                Public Comment

7:15               Approval of Minutes, March 2 and 6

7:20                Discussion of charter language in Article IV, Finance Provisions

8:10                Discussion of public outreach, public forum on March 29th

9:00                Adjourn

Agenda for February 23

The Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission will meet at

Council Chambers, City Hall

7pm         Public Comment

7:15pm   Opening remarks, Bob Turner, Chair; approval of minutes

7:20pm   Discussion: the role of the ‘dynamic mayor’ in the proposed council-manager form of government, as well as recommendations for a beginning salary structure for manager, mayor and council.

9:00pm    Adjourn

Agenda for February 16

Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission

City Music Hall

7:00        Public Comment

7:15        Introductory remarks and approval of minutes

7:20        Discussion

  1. Discussion of council manager powers
  2. Discussion of Mayoral Powers
  3. Discussion of Strategic Plans, Comprehensive Plan language
  4. Districts versus at large
  5. other charter language

9:00       Adjourn