(A)   (1)   The powers of initiative and referendum are reserved to the qualified electors of the municipality by state law.
      (2)   This subchapter shall govern the use of initiative to enact and the use of referendum to amend or repeal measures affecting the governance of the municipality.
   (B)   For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      CIRCULATOR. Any person who solicits signatures for an initiative or referendum petition.
      MUNICIPAL CLERK. The Municipal Clerk or the municipal official in charge of elections.
      GOVERNING BODY. The legislative authority of the municipality.
      MEASURE. An ordinance, charter provision or resolution which is within the legislative authority of the governing body to pass and which is not excluded from the operation of referendum by the exceptions in § 34.36 of this chapter.
      MUNICIPALITY. The Village of Brady, Nebraska.
      PETITION. A document authorized for circulation pursuant to § 34.26 of this chapter or any copy of such document.
      PLACE OF RESIDENCE. The street and number of the residence. If there is no street and number for the residence, PLACE OF RESIDENCE shall mean the mailing address.
      PROSPECTIVE PETITION. A sample document containing the information necessary for a completed petition, including a sample signature sheet, which has not yet been authorized for circulation.
      QUALIFIED ELECTORS. All persons registered to vote at the time the prospective petition is filed in the jurisdiction governed or to be governed by any measure sought to be enacted by initiative or altered or repealed by referendum.
      RESIDENCE. The place at which a person has established his or her home, where he or she is habitually present and to which, when he or she departs, he or she intends to return.
      SIGNATURE SHEET. A sheet of paper which is part of a petition and which is signed by persons wishing to support the petition effort.
(Prior Code, § 1-1101)
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see Neb. RS 18-2501 through 18-2511