What is the Charter Commission?

The Charter Commission was created by City Council in October 2022 to draft a proposed Home Rule Charter for the City of Garden Ridge. The members received guidance from Attorney Charlie Zech, Mayor Robb Erickson, City Administrator Nancy Cain, and City Secretary Marisa Spencer. The Charter Commission is composed of the following members:

  • Nadine Knaus - Chair
  • Shawn Willis - Vice-Chair
  • Armando Diaz
  • Autumn Flanagan
  • Johnell Holly
  • Wayne Mudge
  • Jim Sturch
  • Elizabeth Templeman
  • Dianna Tillery

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1. What is Home Rule?
2. What is the Difference between Home Rule Cities and General Law Cities?
3. What is a City Charter?
4. What is the Charter Commission?
5. How would changing to Home Rule affect me?
6. Are there disadvantages to changing to Home Rule?
7. What are the Major Provisions of the City Charter for Garden Ridge?
8. What is Recall, Initiative, and Referendum?
9. When is Early Voting?
10. When is Election Day?