Fullerton Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Measure
On January 15, 2021, Vivian Jaramillo submitted a Notice of Intent to Circulate Initiative Petition for the Fullerton Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Measure and requested the City attorney prepare the Ballot Title and Summary for the initiative.
On February 1, 2021, the City Attorney provided the Title and Summary to the City Clerk.The City Clerk forwarded the Ballot Title and Summary to the proponent, as required by law.
The proponent published the Notice of Intent on March 11, 2021 and forwarded the Affidavit of Publication to the City Clerk on March 17, 2021.
The proponents now have until July 31, 2021 (180 days from the receipt of the Title and Summary) to file signature petitions with the City Clerk’s Office.Proponents need to file approximately 7700 valid signatures in order to qualify the measure for the ballot.
If the measure qualifies, it will likely appear on the November 2022 ballot.
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Prepare necessary resolutions calling for general and special municipal elections
Declare election results
Coordinate the candidate nomination process
Receive and process initiative, referendum, and recall petitions
A five member City Council represents the City of Fullerton. Voting residents elect the members of the City Council to four year terms by districts. Fullerton consolidates its General Municipal Elections with the Statewide General Elections held on the first Tuesday of November of even numbered years to fill expired City Council terms and conducts the non-partisan elections in accordance with the California Elections Code and local regulations.
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