The Las Vegas City Council has accepted a proposed new city charter from the Charter Commission, but the council may make some changes to the document before it’s submitted to voters, likely in the March 2 municipal election. The existing charter, which is essentially the city’s constitution, has been in force for nearly four decades and needs updating.
The commission performed well in its duty in come up with a better charter. The members decided to keep what works and change what doesn’t.
Among the high points of the new document: