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File #: 16-826    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 12/5/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/14/2016 Final action:
Title: ADOPT ORDINANCE 2225, NEW SERIES, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MORGAN HILL ADDING SECTION 1.16.040 (ELECTRONIC FILING OF CAMPAIGN STATEMENTS) TO CHAPTER 1.16 (ELECTIONS) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF MORGAN HILL APPROVING THE USE OF ELECTRONIC FILING OF CAMPAIGN STATEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 2225 Electronic campaign finance filing
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CITY COUNCIL STAFF REPORT
MEETING DATE: DECEMBER 14, 2016

PREPARED BY: Angie Gonzalez, Council Services Assistant/Administrative Services
APPROVED BY: City Manager

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ADOPT ORDINANCE 2225, NEW SERIES, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MORGAN HILL ADDING SECTION 1.16.040 (ELECTRONIC FILING OF CAMPAIGN STATEMENTS) TO CHAPTER 1.16 (ELECTIONS) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF MORGAN HILL APPROVING THE USE OF ELECTRONIC FILING OF CAMPAIGN STATEMENTS
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
RECOMMENDATION
Waive the reading, adopt Ordinance No. 2225, New Series, and declare that said title, which appears on the agenda, shall be determined to have been read by title and further reading waived.

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COUNCIL PRIORITIES, GOALS & STRATEGIES:



Ongoing Priorities
Protecting the environment
Preserving and cultivating public trust

2016 Focus Areas
Enhancing Our Services


REPORT NARRATIVE:
On December 7, 2016, the City Council Introduced Ordinance No. 2225 New Series, by the Following Roll Call Vote: AYES: Carr, Librers, Siebert, Tate; NOES: None; ABSTAIN: None; ABSENT: Constantine.

As a part of the Fiscal Years 2016/17 and 2017/18 Budget adoption, Council approved moving forward with an electronic filing and tracking system for all Statements of Economic Interest Forms (Form 700) and for all Campaign Finance Filings. In order for the City to move forward and implement electronic Campaign Finance filings, an ordinance must be adopted approving the use of electronic filings.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Inform
This staff report serves to inform the community of the recommended action of approving the use of electronic filing for campaign finance disclosure statements.

ALTERNATIVE ACTIONS:
None

PRIOR CITY COUNCIL AND COMMISSION ACTIONS:
Through the Fiscal Year 2016/17 and 2017/18 Budget adoption on June 15, 2016, Council approved moving forward with the implementation of electronic filings for Statements of Economic Interest forms and Campaign Finance Filings.

FISCAL AND RESOU...

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