Alachua County questions

Question 1:  

In order to provide developmental, preventive, and supportive services for children, such as early learning supports and out of school enrichment programming, should an independent special district titled “The Children’s Trust of Alachua County” be  created and authorized to levy an annual ad valorem tax not to exceed one-half (1/2) mill for 12 years?

What does a 'yes' or 'no' vote mean?  What groups support Q1? Read the full details:     LWVAC Voter Guide Alachua County Q1

Question 2:

Shall the School Board of Alachua County levy a half-cent sales tax to finance safety and security improvements: repair, renovation, and remodeling of Board-owned schools, including modernization of classrooms, science labs and other spaces; technology; elimination of portable classrooms; new construction; land acquisition and improvement; and other school facilities projects; with oversight by an independent citizens’ committee? The tax would begin January 1, 2019, and last twelve years.

What does a 'yes' or 'no' vote mean?  What groups support Q 2?  Read the full details:  LWVAC Voter Guide Alachua County Q2

Gainesville City Charter Amendments

Amendment 1:

Shall the Charter of the City of Gainesville be amended to create the Gainesville Regional Utilities Authority as the governing board of Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU),…?

What does a 'yes' or 'no' vote mean?  What groups support or oppose Amendment 1?  Read the full details:   LWVAC Voter Guide Gainesville Amend 1 GRU 

Amendment 2:

Shall the City Charter be amended to require elections for mayor and commissioners every other year in even-numbered years coinciding with statewide elections, rather than every year, beginning with the regular election in 2022; and to change the terms of office of the Mayor and City Commissioners from the current 3-year terms commencing in May to 4-year terms commencing in January 2023; and to provide transitional terms of Office; as proposed by Ordinance No, 160876?

What does a 'yes' or 'no' vote mean?  Read the full details:   LWVAC Voter Guide Gainesville Amend 2 

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