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OFFICIALS ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO SERVE ON SPECIAL COMMITTEES

Three ballot measures that call for changes in the Yakima city Charter and an important proposition will appear on the November ballot. Officials with the Yakima County Elections Division are looking for people who want to serve on "for" and "against" committees for the ballot measures that will appear on the November 2 ballot. The committees are limited to three members and it's easy to become a committee member.

IT'S EASY TO SIGN UP ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SEND AN EMAIL

All you have to do is send an email saying you'd like to serve. Election officials say appointments will be made in the order the office receives email. They also say the first person appointed will serve as the committee chair/spokesperson.
If you are interested contact the Elections Division by email at iVote@co.yakima.wa.us no later than 4:00PM on Tuesday, August 10.

The Ballot Measure Voter Guide rules and deadlines may be found on the county elections website at www.yakimacounty.us/vote under Candidates, Campaigns / Districts.

Elections Division officials say committee members provide written arguments for or against a ballot measure that will appear in the Local Voters’ Guide.
“For” committee members are needed for:

·  City of Yakima Proposition No. 1, Charter amendment related to council member meeting attendance standards

·  City of Yakima Proposition No. 2, Charter amendment related to aligning certain sections of the charter with state statute

·  City of Yakima Proposition No. 3, Charter amendment related to prohibiting the city council from imposing an income tax

“Against” committee members are needed for:

· Yakima County Proposition No. 1, related to a local sales and use tax for criminal justice purposes

·  City of Yakima Proposition No. 1, Charter amendment related to council member meeting attendance standards

·  City of Yakima Proposition No. 2, Charter amendment related to aligning certain sections of the charter with state statute

·  City of Yakima Proposition No. 3, Charter amendment related to prohibiting the city council from imposing an income tax

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