|CALL FOR ARGUMENT WRITERS FOR A TENTATIVE CITY OF LONG BEACH BALLOT MEASURE APPEARING ON THE JUNE 5, 2018 ELECTION BALLOT
On June 5, 2018, the City of Long Beach may hold a Consolidated Municipal Election at which voters will consider two ballot measures relating to the City of Long Beach Utility Revenue Transfer Charter Amendment.
For this election, the Los Angeles County Registrar will mail Sample Ballots to all Long Beach voters. The Sample Ballot includes each measure’s ballot title, the City Attorney’s impartial analysis, proposed measure text, direct arguments for and against, and rebuttal arguments.
Argument writers are designated by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, to write arguments either for or against the adoption of any measure or proposition placed on the ballot. In making such designation, the Mayor shall designate one of the following:
A. The Mayor;
Arguments either FOR or AGAINST the ballot measure are due to the City Clerk by Friday, March 16, 2018 by 4:30 p.m., while rebuttal arguments are due by Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by 4:30 p.m. Arguments shall not exceed 300 words and rebuttal arguments shall not exceed 250 words.
On March 13, 2018, the City Council will consider appointment of argument writers as designated by the Mayor. The Interest Form for Argument Writers is available on the Office of the City Clerk web page at http://www.longbeach.gov/cityclerk/elections/election-notices. All interest forms must be received in the Office of the City Clerk, 333 West Ocean Boulevard, Lobby Level, Long Beach, CA 90802, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018.
For more information, please contact the Office of the City Clerk, at (562) 570-6101.
|(March 8, 2018, 5:25 p.m.) -- LBPD has issued the following release regarding the March 7 encounter with an allegedly armed man and possible threat to blow up the LB federal building, which led to a two-hour stand-off on Ocean Blvd. at Chestnut Ave. that end with an officer-involved shooting in which the suspect was killed.
[LBPD release text] On March 7, 2018, at approx. 3:55 pm, Officers were dispatched to the area of Long Beach Boulevard and 4th Street regarding a hysterical female who stated that her husband was armed with a gun and was threatening to blow up the Federal Building. She identified his vehicle as a white Chevrolet van.
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