In addition to the 1/2-cent sales tax question, voters will be asked to consider three (3) Belton City Charter amendments.
On June 5, 2018, the Belton Charter Review Commission presented its final report to the Belton City Council
The information below is the ballot language you will see at the polls on November 6.
QUESTION No. 1
Shall the City of Belton amend the Charter to delete Article VIII setting forth an elected Chief of Police and provide instead for an appointed Chief of Police in the same manner as all other department directors under the charge of the City Manager effective April 13, 2021 at the end of the current Chief of Police’s elected term?
QUESTION No. 2
Shall the Charter of the City of Belton, Missouri, Article IX, Parks and Recreation Board be amended in several sections to enhance communications between the Parks Board, City Council and staff by appointing the City Manager as a non-voting administrative liaison to the Parks and Recreation Board, improving collaboration and planning through the annual report and budget process, and defining the real property ownership and land management process?
QUESTION No. 3
Shall the Charter of the City of Belton, Missouri, Article XVI – Transitional Provisions and Article XVII – Schedule, be amended to remove, clarify and update certain language that provided direction when the city was transitioning to a Charter City and now provides further direction for implementation of the City Charter provisions and any amendments?