Thursday, March 28, 2013

A subtlety I didn't catch

In their quest to put the proposed changes to the law to a vote, the Dolphins are using a non-binding referendum. And the county, therefore, is attempting to change the classification (since no political office is at stake, and there is no bond) which would mean that they only need a 30 day window to notify voters.

That would mean they have until April 14th to establish a date for a vote on May 14. It still would take a lot of effort to get it done in that time, and there's some debating whether this is a correct interpretation of the law, but it could happen.

So there could still be a vote in May. If they can figure out what the heck they need to ask the voting public...
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