Charter Reform Allowing City to Charge Fees on Municipal-Run Utilities Set for June 5 Ballot

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This June Long Beach voters will get to decide how much the city should be able to charge its own utilities to use city property after the city’s charter amendment committee voted Wednesday night to place a charter reform...

Charter Reform Efforts Begin as City Stares Down Potential $25 Million Deficit

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The Long Beach City Charter is the city’s constitution that allows its local rules to override state legislation in some cases and local lawmakers are looking to amend it to help offset a looming budget deficit.