Mayoral Charter Revision Commission Chair Cesar Perales. // Photo courtesy of nyc.gov

Charter Revision Commission Chair Talks CB Term Limits

In addition to deciding who will serve on the state Supreme Court bench, in the state legislature and at the governor’s mansion, Queens residents face three other choices when they head to the polls in November.

The Mayoral Charter Revision Commission voted last week to include three ballot questions that would limit campaign contributions in city elections, establish an agency tasked with civic engagement and impose term limits on community board members.

Two days after the decision, Commission Chair Cesar Perales, the former New York secretary of state, spoke with the Eagle about the process for deciding on the ballot questions and the community response to the proposals.

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