2022 Election


Town of Carefree 2022 Candidate Elections

CALL FOR ARGUMENTS FOR OR AGAINST

THE FOLLOWING 3 PROPOSITIONS
TO BE VOTED ON AT THE AUGUST 2, 2022 ELECTION


PROP 472
This measure would require supermajority council vote and voter ratification for town to develop town-owned land designated “open space/recreation” in current General Plan, prohibits use of eminent domain to develop privately-owned land designated “open space/recreation” under current General Plan. Retroactive to January 1, 2021, including restoring property at town’s expense.

A “YES” vote shall have the effect of requiring supermajority council approval and voter ratification for the town to develop town-owned land designated open/recreation and prohibit the use of eminent domain to develop privately-owned land designated “open space/recreation” retroactive to January 1, 2021, including restoring property at town’s expense.

A “NO” vote shall have the effect off making no change to the Carefree Town Code.

PROP 473


This measure would preclude a person from being eligible to be elected or appointed to the office of councilmember or mayor for more than two, two-year terms, including terms served prior to the passage of this measure.

A “YES” vote shall have the effect of setting two, two-year lifetime terms for councilmembers and mayor.

A “NO” vote shall have the effect of making no change to the Carefree Town Code regarding term limits for mayor and council. 

PROP 474

This measure would provide that a person cannot be elected or appointed to the office of councilmember or mayor for more than two consecutive, four-year terms. No person who has served as councilmember or mayor for two consecutive 4-year terms would be eligible to hold either office again until four years have elapsed. 

A “YES” vote shall have the effect of setting term limits for the council and mayor to no more than two consecutive, staggered, four-year terms. Persons can serve again after four years.

A “NO” vote shall have the effect of making no change to the Carefree Town Code regarding term limits for mayor and council.

All Pro/Con Arguments Must be Received By: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Town of Carefree Clerk’s Office, Kandace@Carefree.org

Filing Guidelines for Ballot Measure Arguments
  • The argument shall not exceed 300 words. (The argument will be printed in the publicity pamphlet exactly as it was submitted with no grammatical or textual corrections).
  • The argument must be submitted to the Clerk’s office electronically with payment in the amount of $25.00 to offset a portion of the printing costs. Payment may be made by calling 480-488-3686 with a credit card or by check made payable to “The Town of Carefree”. Contact Kandace@Carefree.org for more information.
  • The argument shall include the name, residential address, and telephone number of the person(s) signing it. (Only the name of the person(s) signing the argument and city will appear in the Publicity Pamphlet.)

Signature/Name Requirements
  • If sponsored by an individual, it shall be signed by the sponsor.
  • If sponsored by an organization or corporation (NOT a Political Committee) two executive officers shall sign and identify the organization name.
  • If sponsored by a Political Committee, it shall be signed by the committee’s Chair OR Treasurer and must identify the committee name.
  • The argument shall contain the following sworn statement: I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing information is true and correct and I am the sponsor of this argument advocating or opposing this proposition.

Elected Officials
The Mayor and Councilmembers are elected for a 2-year term. The terms of the following Mayor/Councilmembers will expire in December 2022.

  • Mayor, Les Peterson
  • Vice Mayor, John Crane
  • Councilmember, Vince D'Aliesio
  • Councilmember, Tony Geiger
  • Councilmember, Stephen Hatcher
  • Councilmember, Mike Johnson
  • Councilmember, Cheryl Kroyer

CAREFREE CANDIDATES – AUGUST 2, 2022 PRIMARY The following individuals have filed qualified to run in the August 2, 2022 Primary Election:

 

 

RUNNING FOR MAYOR

John Crane                                          Peter Sample                                    

 

RUNNING FOR COUNCIL MEMBER Sheila Amoroso

Vince D'Aliesio Tony Geiger Glenn Grossman

Stephen Hatcher Michael Johnson Cheryl Kroyer Kathlina Lai

Sven Maric

Gene Orrico

Duke Vukotic



Current Initiatives:

Initiative-Assigned-I-2021-001 (Superseded by I2021-002)

Initiative I2021-002 – Open Space

Initiative I2021-003 – 2-year Term Limits
Initiative I2022-007 - 4-year Staggered Terms