Amendments to the Charter

The City Charter can be amended either by a ballot question or through a unanimous vote of the City Council upon the recommendation of the Charter Commission.

A Charter Amendment may be proposed to go before the residents of Minneapolis as a Ballot Question by:

A non-controversial or housekeeping amendment may also be passed by a 13-0 Vote of the City Council upon the recommendation of the Charter Commission.  These amendments are typically recommended by City staff or Charter Commissioners to clarify or update the Charter.

Last updated Apr 29, 2014