The City of Delray Beach will have a ballot question regarding the removal of a City Manager on the August 26, 2014 Primary Election Ballot. This particular election is being conducted by the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections. The website link is http://www.pbcelections.org/default.aspx?s=1.
Ordinance No. 17-14 containing the ballot language was approved by the City Commission on June 17, 2014. Please see the ballot language for the city's question below:
QUESTION NO. 1
CHARTER AMENDMENT – REMOVAL OF THE CITY MANAGER
THE CHARTER CURRENTLY REQUIRES THE AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF FOUR MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION TO TERMINATE THE CITY MANAGER. UNDER THE PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENT, THE AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF AT LEAST THREE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION WOULD BE REQUIRED TO TERMINATE THE CITY MANAGER.
SHALL THE CHARTER AMENDMENT BE ADOPTED?
The Municipal Election is held on the second Tuesday in March. Any person seeking to qualify as a candidate for the office of Mayor or for the office of any City Commission seat must have been a resident of Delray Beach, who became an elector of the city on or before September 1st preceding the municipal election. The term is for three (3) years (Passed on March 12, 2013 by Referendum-effective for the 2014 Municipal Election Cycle).
The next Municipal Election is scheduled for March 10, 2015. There are 25 polling locations in the City of Delray Beach that will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Where you vote depends on your Precinct Number, which is located on your Voter Identification Card. If you are unable to locate your Precinct Number, it is available on the Supervisor of Elections web site at www.pbcelections.org or by contacting their office at (561) 656-6200.
If you are interested in becoming a poll worker for the next election, please contact the office of the Supervisor of Elections at (561) 656-6200.