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League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
Captiol Improvement Projects
City of Cypress
Majority approval required
8968 / 56.6% Yes votes ...... 6878 / 43.4% No votes
Index of all Measures
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Shall the City Charter be amended to permit the use of the design-build process in connection with capital improvement projects?
|Arguments For Measure F|
We, members of your City Council, are asking for your support for Measures D through H.
These proposed changes to the Cypress City Charter are, in most cases, "cleanup"
language to bring our Charter into compliance with modern conventional business practices
and current state law.
The Charter is the governing document for the City of Cypress and our City Attorney explains
in his impartial analysis why these changes to the document are necessary. Since the
adoption of our City Charter nearly thirty years ago, operational standards and practices
have evolved and these amendments update the Charter to reflect current government
procedures and language in place today.
For instance, Measures F and G relate to changes in the requirements for our City's
construction and maintenance contracts. Current language has the potential to require the
City to enter a construction or maintenance contract that will not yield the optimum result.
This could result in unnecessary or uneconomic costs. The proposed amendments will
provide for the implementation of bestmanagement practices. This will help the City achieve
quality construction results, while simultaneously controlling final costs.
Measures D, E, and H are essentially "housekeeping" changes that will allow the language of
our City Charter to accurately reflect the manner in which the duties of the City Clerk,
Treasurer, and the Director of Community Development are presently managed. Your YES
votes on these simple amendments will update our City Charter.
Most importantly, these changes will not impose any new fees or taxes on our Cypress
citizens or businesses.
We strongly encourage your YES votes on Measure F.|
(No arguments against Measure F were submitted)