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(A) The ballot title shall consist of:
(1) A caption not exceeding ten words which identifies the subject matter of the measure;
(2) A question not exceeding 20 words that plainly states the purpose of the measure and is phrased so that an affirmative response to the question corresponds to an affirmative vote on the measure; and
(3) A concise and impartial statement, not exceeding 175 words summarizing the measure and its effect.
(B) The city is authorized to submit an explanatory statement not exceeding 500 words, which is impartial, explaining the measure and its effect.
(Prior Code, § 2.150) (Ord. 1993-13, passed 10-25-1993; Ord. 1995-13, passed 11-13-1995; Ord. 2006-16, passed 8-14-2006)