On November 13, 2017, the City of Atlantic Beach Commission approved Ordinance No. 33-17-23 which places the following proposed charter amendments on the November 6, 2018 election ballot. The amendment will become effective upon approval by the electors of the City.
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE ATLANTIC BEACH CITY CHARTER TO MODIFY CITY COMMISSION ELECTION PROCEDURES
Shall the City Commission election procedures set forth in Sections 40 and 41 of the Atlantic Beach City Charter be modified to delete the requirement to hold primary elections for all Commission seats and to provide instead that general elections for all Commission seats shall be determined by a plurality of votes cast and further, that references to “primary” elections in Sections 14 and 39 of the Charter be changed to “general” elections, be adopted?