Granite Shoals voters pass majority of charter amendments



By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

The residents of Granite Shoals voted against two of the 29 proposed amendments to the city charter in the Nov. 5 special election.

Citizens rejected Proposition C adding eminent domain language to the charter and Proposition R – which changed the reasons and reporting for independent audits.

The rejection of Proposition C does not remove eminent domain power from the city but keeps the language out of the charter. City Attorney Josh Katz said in an August council meeting the city retains eminent domain powers under state law, but the changes were being suggested to the charter to define and clarify those powers. . . .

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