(a) After a petition is filed, an election to consider the adoption of the city manager
form of government must be held on the first authorized uniform election date prescribed
by the Election Code that occurs after the date the petition is filed under Section 25.022 and that affords enough time to hold the election in the manner required by law. Each qualified voter in the municipality is entitled to vote in the election.
(b) The ballots at an election under this subchapter shall be printed to provide for
voting for or against the proposition: The governing body of the municipality of
____________________ (name of the municipality) appointing a city manager and setting by ordinance the
salary of the manager.
(c) A municipality holding an election under this subchapter shall operate under the
city manager form of government if a majority of the votes cast at the election are
for its adoption.
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