Bear Lake Village Ordinance No. 2001-3
Nonpartisan Election Ordinance

The Village of Bear Lake ordains:

Section 1. Nonpartisan elections

As authorized by section 3 (1) and (2), chapter III of 1895 PA 3, as amended, village elections in the Village of Bear Lake shall hereafter be nonpartisan.

Section 2. Commencement

This ordinance shall apply beginning with the first village election for which the nomination deadline is not less than 30 days after the effective date of this ordinance.

Section 3. Effective date

This ordinance shall take effect 45 days after the date of its adoption.

Section 4. Adoption

This ordinance shall be adopted by an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of the members of the village council.

Section 5. Publication

The village clerk shall certify to the adoption of this ordinance and cause the same to be published as required by law.

Yeas: 4
Nays: 2
Ordinance Declared Adopted April 11, 2001.
Glenn Moore, Village President. Joanne Schroeder, Village Clerk.
Amended: November 15, 2003.
Addendum: If there are not sufficient candidates running for office to exceed two per office, the primary is automatically eliminated in that particular year.

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