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Special Election

  • November 03, 2020
  • 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Location
  • Address: 9293 Harding Avenue
  • Location: Commission Chambers

                                              NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

                                               TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020

In accordance with Resolutions 20-2702, 20-2703 and 20-2704, a Special Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 to vote upon the following Charter amendment proposals:

1. Do you favor the undergrounding of Surfside’s powerlines and other utilities in order to improve safety and promote sustainability and resilience, at an estimated cost of $16,000,000 to $18,000,000?

2. The Charter provides for the unrestricted sale or lease of Town-owned real property. Shall the Charter be amended to restrict the sale, lease for a term in excess of three years or exchange of Town-owned real property unless approved by at least four members of the Town Commission and a minimum of 60% of Town electors voting at a referendum for any such sale, lease or exchange of Town-owned real property?

3. Shall the Charter be amended to require that any indebtedness incurred after the effective date of this amendment, exceeding 15% of the Town’s average annual property tax revenue for the preceding five years and which is not fully repayable within a maximum of seven years, be approved by a minimum of three (3) members of the Town Commission followed by approval by referendum of the Town electors by majority vote?

In accordance with the Constitution and laws of the State of Florida, all qualified electors of the Town of Surfside, Florida shall be entitled to vote in the Special Election to which this notice pertains. The polls at said Special Election will be open from 7 o’clock a.m. until 7 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 and will be held at the polling place at Surfside Town Hall, 9293 Harding Avenue, Surfside, Florida.