Sarasota News Leader

01/17/2014

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Sarasota News Leader January 17, 2014 Page 10 Herald-Tribune identifies him as a Nokomis veto, a supermajority of four commissioner resident. votes would be required. The new charter, which is 22 pages long, would create a five-member City Commission, with each person elected from a district. Only the mayor would be elected citywide. While the mayor would have no vote, the mayor would have veto power over ordinances, resolutions and appropriations. To override a mayoral The mayor also would be paid four times the salary of a city commissioner, but "not less than $100,000." The proposed charter is explicit about who would hold the reins of power. It says, "Except as provided in the Charter, the Council or a A section of the proposed new city charter lays out duties of the mayor. Contributed image

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