On Monday, June 26, 2017, the Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission approved the current version of the charter they have been working on to be submitted for a public referendum on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. You can read that document below or download a printer friendly PDF by clicking this link.
The Subcommittee of The Charter Review Commission tasked with reviewing the current charter has submitted a report of their findings, which has been accepted by the whole commission.
Click here to download a printable version of this report.
For Immediate Release, March 26
After 10 months of interviews, hearings, surveys, data gathering, research, and a town meeting, the Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission has released a draft of their proposed charter for Saratoga Springs. The Commission will hold a public forum on Wednesday, March 29
at the Saratoga Springs Public Library Community Room from 7-8:30
. The Commission will be making a short presentation on the proposed charter and then open the meeting to feedback from the public on the proposed charter. Commission Chair Bob Turner said, “We want to hear what the public has to say.” Citizens who cannot attend the meeting can send their suggestions to the Charter Review Commission via email at email@example.com
The Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission created two surveys. One was a candidate emergence survey that examined whether the form of government affects who runs for office. The second was a survey of City Hall employees. Below are copies of the surveys, presentations of the findings, and press releases or op-eds:
Survey of Saratoga Springs Potential Candidates
Results of Saratoga Springs Potential Candidate Survey
City Hall Survey
Survey of City Hall Employees
Results of City Hall Employee Survey
The View from City Hall
Cooperation and Collaboration in City Hall
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