BGR Reviews State and Local Ballot Propositions

• Bureau of Governmental Research

Overview

BGR analyzes two Orleans Parish propositions and two State constitutional amendments on the ballot for October 2, 2010. The two Orleans Parish propositions would amend the Home Rule Charter of the City of New Orleans to reconfigure the governance of City recreation services and facilities, and adjust the City Council membership on the Sewerage & Water Board. The State constitutional amendments pertain to the convening date of the State Legislature and the civil service status of employees of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.

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