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NOTE ONTHIS AMENDED CHARTERThe Charter of the City of Hartford, incorporating amendmentsapproved by the electors of Hartford at the regular election of November5, 2002, follows. The various effective dates of the amendments may befound in Chapter XIII, “Miscellaneous and Transition Provisions,” and atChapter IX, “Board of Education and Department of Education.”The amendments and revisions incorporated below are based onthe Final Report of the Hartford Charter Revision Commission dated June11, 2002. The Final Report recommended amendments to the City of Hartford Charter in the form of a proposed revised charter. By resolutionof June 24, 2002, the Court of Common Council approved provisions of the Final Report, and placed them before the electorate at the November 5,2002 election, “…except for the change to the composition and numbersof the Court of Common Council in Chapter III, Section 5….”The Council-approved provisions of the Final Report wereapproved by the electorate at the November 5, 2002 election. Theprovisions of the Final Report relating to the composition and numbers of the Court of Common Council were not before the voters, and thoseprovisions are unchanged in this revised Charter. Since the Council willhave nine (9) members, rather than the eleven (11) members proposed inthe Final Report, the provisions of the Final Report that specified aparticular number of Council votes as being necessary have been adjusted.