On October 11, 2017, City Accountability issued a press release:
Almost 13,000 Eugene residents signed the petition for an independent ELECTED City Auditor.
Volunteers for the citizens’ initiative to amend the Eugene Charter to establish an Office of an independent, elected City Auditor will be submitting the the signatures for verification at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 12 (day 99 of the 100-day limit) at the City Manager’s Office, 125 E. 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Lane County Public Service Building.
“City Accountability,” the petition committee proposing this ballot measure, needs 8,090 signatures to qualify for the May 2018 ballot. The City Recorder’s office and the County Elections officials have 15 days after submission to determine the number of valid signatures.
We are extremely confident that we have surpassed the required threshold of community support, but many details are left to the discretion of the City and County officials. …