Making Democracy Work

Flint City Charter

Local action for promoting democracy.
The League of Women Voters takes action on an issue or advocates for a cause when there is an existing League position that supports the issue or speaks to the cause.

Flint City Charter

Support of Charter with the following standards: A. Support a strong mayor elected on a non-partisan basis. B. Support non-partisan election of council persons. C. Support a direct line of responsibility and accountability to be clearly established for all departments, agencies, boards, and commissions for the function of city government. D. Support a responsible and accountable financial structure under the jurisdiction of the executive. E. Support City Council power to overide a mayoral veto by 2/3 vote. F. Support a personnel syste under the jurisdiction and responsible to the executive with policies consistent with sound personnel procedures, which allows for a grievance commission responsible for employee appeals and accountable to City Council.

(Updated 1995)

Flint City Charter Review

The Flint City Charter Review Committee of the League of Women Voters Flint Area presented the results of the study to the LWVFA Board and the City Council. Please review the attached report: Flint City Charter Review Report