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Initiative process gets revisions

...application. Sponsors get that money back if their petition applications are approved, that is, if they meet application...have called a "scatter gun" approach to filing petition applications, often wording several versions slightly differently...
Clerk out to initiate change

...requirements were met. Biggs said she proposed the fee in response to receiving numerous simultaneously submitted petition applications on the same subject, something she believes sponsors do to ensure at least one clears certification. The Alliance...
ACT members oppose changes to initiative process

...of books. Montague disagreed, saying it was up to sponsors of initiative and referendum drives to time their petition applications to take advantage of upcoming events. That is not the borough's job, she said. Another proposed amendment...
Term limit initiatives rejected; ACT plans to correct language

Initiative petition applications submitted June 5 by the Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers to impose term limits on borough assembly and school board seats have been...
Initiative changes put off

...Borough Clerk Sherry Biggs said she proposed the fee in response to receiving numerous, simultaneously filed petition applications on the same subject, a tactic she said she believes sponsors employ to ensure at least one clears certification...
Carey won?t run again

...term limits may be headed for the fall municipal ballot. The Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers has submitted three petition applications that, if approved by the borough clerk, would start the process of signature collection leading to ballot propositions...
ACT seeks term limits

...unenthusiastic about signing up to run for public office to replace them? That might be up to voters to decide. If the petition applications are approved, ACT petitioners would have 90 days to acquire 1,503 signatures, qualified names equal to 15...
Borough attorney could be elected if initiative passes

...That person is not allowed to break the law for any of those entities.? ACT originally submitted initiative petition applications seeking not only an elected attorney, but also an elected assessor and clerk. They withdrew the latter two...


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