The City Council on Monday moved to place on the ballot a proposal that would fundamentally overhaul the city’s public employee pension system, a month after proponents collected the requisite number of signatures to qualify the measure.
The 5-3 vote essentially clears the way for the Comprehensive Pension
Reform initiative to go before voters in the June 5 primary election.
It came amid heavy jostling from opponents who pushed for placing it on
the November ballot, citing higher turnout among voters and the
potential to save the city money.
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