Eugene city councilors one step away from sending competing auditor measure to ballot

In the January 25, 2018, issue of the Register-Guard, reporter Christian Hill writes:

Eugene city councilors are one step away from referring a competing city auditor measure to the May ballot.

With a 4-3 vote Wednesday, they directed legal counsel to return with a final version of the proposed city charter amendment for a referral vote Feb. 12 after agreeing to several notable tweaks to an initial draft.

Councilor Mike Clark, Emily Semple and Betty Taylor voted no. Councilor Chris Pryor, who has been on vacation, was absent and couldn’t be reached for comment after the meeting Wednesday.

The vote came after a majority of city councilors rejected a last-ditch effort by Taylor to delay any further discussion about the proposed measure until after Eugene voters decide on the measure already on the ballot. …

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