37 results for "Dayton city charter changes"

Dayton City Charter Changes 2014- issues 13, 14, 15, 16

Finding the summary put out by the city of these charter changes is pretty easy- although it’s not in HTML format- just a PDF: http://cityofdayton.org/cco/Documents/November2014CharterSummary.pdf The summary makes it all seem nice and easy. The current Dayton Charter is here: http://www.daytonohio.gov/cco/Documents/DaytonCityCharter.pdf but not accessible to me at this time (luckily I already had a copy Read More

Reconstructing Dayton proposes changing the way Daytonian’s elect the commission

Today, Reconstructing Dayton, a 501(c)(4) non-profit has published a plan for review that will change the way the Dayton City Commission is elected. The current system generally creates commissioner for life jobs for those who manage to get elected. To do that, you either have to have the backing of the Dem party, or, run Read More

The Dayton Daily news voters guide to Dayton City Commission race 2019

You can go to my opponents websites and look, but you won’t find meaningful content. I’m not suggesting that the Dayton Daily news voters guide is the best way to choose your candidates either, since the questions and the allotted word counts were very odd in my opinion, but, as my Facebook friends know, I Read More

Statehouse changes Open Meetings Act

State Legislators in Ohio have changed the Open Meetings Act to the Information Sessions Act, the ISA. This happened after it was determined that the old OMA actually stood for Only My Attorney wins. The new Information Sessions Act totally guts the Sunshine laws, allowing any public body to meet in private under the guise Read More

Dayton Public Schools : We’re broke, and we don’t want your money for idle real estate

Just two weeks ago, Dayton Public Schools were dead broke, because they’d lost 577 students, which worked out to $4.6M shortfall, and that this was a reason to cut contracted administrators and even teachers mid-year in a Reduction in Force. Only next thing we hear is that it’s really only a $2M drop because of Read More

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