Lake Worth seeking to extend commissioners’ terms from 2 to 3 years

Lake Worth City Hall

LAKE WORTH — City Commissoners at tonight’s meeting are expected to vote on a charter refereundum election on extending commissioners’ terms from two to three years.

If the ordinance passes, the question will be placed on the March 14 municipal general election ballot.

Candidates running for mayor and commissioner from Districts 1 and 3 will be for three-year terms starting March 2018. Candidates running for commissioner from Districts 2 and 4 will be for three-year terms beginning March 2019.

The ordinance does not extend the term for any current commissioner. If tonight’s ordinance passes, a public hearing will be held Jan. 10.

 

 

 

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