Bowie residents elect 13 of 15 proposed amendments to City Charter

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BOWIE (KFDX/KJTL) — The residents of the City of Bowie, in addition to voting on their next mayor and city councilors, cast their ballots for proposed amendments to the Bowie City Charter on Election Day 2021.

Most of the proposed amendments contain updates to language and the removal of unnecessary or outdated text to bring the charter in compliance with Texas state law.

Please find the results for the charter amendments:

City of Bowie Charter Amendments

  • Proposition A — Concerning Extension of Boundaries — Fail
  • Proposition B — Concerning Terms for Elected Officials — Pass
  • Proposition C — Concerning Precincts — Pass
  • Proposition D — Concerning City Council Quorum — Pass
  • Proposition E — Concerning City Planning Commission — Pass
  • Proposition F — Concerning Police Department Organization — Pass
  • Proposition G — Concerning Fire Department Organization — Pass
  • Proposition H — Concerning the Clerk of the Municipal Court — Pass
  • Proposition I — Concerning Initiative Regarding Legislation — Pass
  • Proposition J — Concerning Results of a Recall Election — Pass
  • Proposition K — Concerning Purchase Procedure — Pass
  • Proposition L — Concerning the Department of Taxation — Pass
  • Proposition M — Concerning Interim Government — Pass
  • Proposition N — Concerning Submission of Charter to Electors — Pass
  • Proposition O — Concerning Filing of Official Charter — Pass
  • Proposition P— Concerning Sale of Richwood Hills Lake Estates Park — Fail

The full text of each proposed amendment can be found below:

A list of frequently asked questions can be found below:

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