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The City of San Luis Obispo’s Measures A and B- A Look at How the City’s Charter May be Amended

The City of San Luis Obispo is governed by a Charter adopted by the local voters. The provisions of the city’s Charter may be amended from time to time or repealed by subsequent votes of the voters. An amendment to the Charter may be proposed either by the City Council or by an initiative submitted to the City Council by the voters.

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The Business of Your Local Government Agency is Your Business – a Primer on the Brown Act (Part 1)

The Ralph M. Brown Act (“Brown Act”), which is found in the California Government Code beginning at Section 54950, requires public agencies to conduct their business at open and public meetings.

The legislative intent behind the Brown Act is a great reminder that our local governmental entities are created to serve us, the people living within the jurisdiction of those entities. In enacting the Brown Act, the legislature declared:

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