City of Ypsilanti Charter Revision Question:
For our readers in the City of Ypsilanti, please hunt down the charter revision question on the ballot and vote “YES!” to adopt the updated Home Rule Charter proposed by the Ypsilanti Charter Revision Commission.
The new charter includes a number of common sense improvements, such as non-partisan elections for Mayor and City Council, that just might save this fair city from the mediocre and sometimes dangerously incompetent leadership that bubbled to the surface under the auspices of the current charter.
If you don’t like living under a massive (and growing) property tax burden in a city with a debt from a former Mayor’s failed redevelopment scheme that is several times larger than the entire annual budget, then this updated City Charter is for you!
The current charter completely disenfranchises 70% of the voters, leaving the wildest of Wild Leftist 30% to make the choices of who is in charge. The new Charter, with a non-partisan ballot, has the potential to change the dynamic in City Hall for the better.