Addison, Alabama, USA, local Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Holding elections

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Addison, Alabama, USA
Political level
local
Local Name:
Holding elections
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:
Amendment 256 ratified

Economic Development of Municipalities of Addison and Lynn.

Any provision of the Constitution or laws of the state of Alabama to the contrary notwithstanding, the municipalities of Addison and Lynn in Winston county shall have full and continuing power and authority, after an election held in accordance herewith, to do any one or more of the following:

1. Purchase, construct, lease, or otherwise acquire real property, plants, buildings, factories, works, facilities, machinery and equipment of any kind.

2. Lease, sell for cash or on credit, exchange, or give and convey any such property described in subdivision 1 (..)

3. Promote local industrial, commercial, or agricultural development (..)

4. Become a stockholder (..)

5. Lend its credit or to grant public moneys (..)

6. Become indebted and to issue and sell interest bearing bonds (..)

7. Levy and collect annually, in addition to all other taxes (..)

8. Pledge to the payment of any bonds, warrants, notes or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness the annual proceeds from any such special tax or taxes (..)

9. Create a public authority or corporation having such powers (..)

(..)

10. The municipalities of Addison and Lynn shall not make any engagement or commitment or undertake any project under the provisions hereof unless and until the proposition has been approved by a majority of the qualified electors of the respective municipality. The governing body of each of the two municipalities may provide for holding such elections, but in no case shall an election be held until notice of the election and of the proposition to be voted on has been published for at least three successive weeks.

Subject Matter:

To decide on a proposition on economic development

Actors

Author:
Governing body
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of voters
Geographical Quorum:
None
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

In no case shall an election be held until notice of the election and of the proposition to be voted on has been published for at least three successive weeks.

Procedural Elements

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Transparency And Finance:

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