Yuma’s proposition 416 back on the ballot after 10 years
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – Proposition 416, the City of Yuma’s General Plan is on the ballot for the upcoming midterm election.
The General Plan is an extensive document that provides guidance for the social, economic, environmental and overall physical development of the City of Yuma.
The Principal Planner for the City of Yuma, Jennifer Albers says this plan has been in the works since January of 2021 and is a guide to development of Yuma’s future.
Under state law, a General Plan is effective for only 10 years.
Prior to, or at the end of 10 years from adoption, the existing plan must be updated and readopted.
The General Plan serves as the official source of information on the amount and distribution of land suitable and available for residential, commercial, industrial and other types of projects.
It includes plans and policies for providing sewer, water, police, fire protection, roadways and other public services.