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Fresno County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Directory of Fresno County, CA Measures
County Results as of Nov 30 11:55am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (496/496)
52.2% Countywide Voter Turnout (204251/391572)

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Measure E. Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District Bond Proposition -- Coalinga/Huron Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 1810 / 63.73% Yes votes ...... 1030 / 36.27% No votes
To improve the quality of education; modernize, upgrade, and renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms, and school facilities; replace inadequate electrical and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; upgrade computers and technology; improve energy efficiency; and make health and safety improvements; shall the Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District issue $16,100,000 of existing bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure H. Transient Occupancy Tax Ordinance -- City of Reedley (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1922 / 46.01% Yes votes ...... 2255 / 53.99% No votes
Shall the City of Reedley be authorized to amend the City's existing Transient Occupancy Tax Ordinance to make the existing 8.0% tax applicable to all hotels, motels, bed and breakfast inns, and inns in the City with four or more rooms, and all recreational vehicle campgrounds in the City with accommodations for six or more recreational vehicles, as set forth in Ordinance No. 2010-05.

Measure K. District Sale of Assets -- Kingsburg Hospital District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 3157 / 83.23% Yes votes ...... 636 / 16.77% No votes
To restore access to acute care services at the hospital facilities at 1200 Smith Street, Kingsburg, California, including acute and out-patient medical, surgical and ancillary services, should the District approve the sale and transfer of said hospital facilities and related assets for fair market value as determined by an independent appraiser, with no cost liability to taxpayers, to Hospital Developers LLC or another qualified operator of a hospital?

Measure L. Election of City Council and Mayor -- City of Sanger (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 2288 / 57.11% Yes votes ...... 1718 / 42.89% No votes
Shall members of the City Council of the City of Sanger be elected by four (4) single member districts as described in Sanger Ordinance No. 1113 and the Mayor be elected by direct vote of all of the City's electors?

Measure Q. Quality Neighborhood Schools, Classroom Repair and Teacher Retention Measure -- Fresno Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 51125 / 75.72% Yes votes ...... 16397 / 24.28% No votes
To offset state budget cuts, attract quality teachers, and repair classrooms by: Upgrading vocational education classrooms/science labs/technology/libraries; Improving security/fire safety/restrooms/plumbing/ventilation systems; Increasing handicapped access; Securing state matching funds; Replacing deteriorating portables; Preventing dropouts by improving alternative schools; Acquiring, constructing, repairing campuses/facilities/equipment; Shall Fresno Unified School District issue $280 million in bonds requiring audits, citizens' oversight, no money for administrators' salaries, no money for Sacramento, and no tax rate increase?

Measure R. Appointed Treasurer -- City of San Joaquin (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 143 / 56.75% Yes votes ...... 109 / 43.25% No votes
Shall the office of City Treasurer be appointive?

Measure S. Facilities Improvement District No. 1 -- Sierra Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Fail: 2087 / 49.37% Yes votes ...... 2140 / 50.63% No votes
To upgrade classrooms with up-to-date computers and technology; repair and replace deteriorating roofs, plumbing and restrooms; install fire alarms, remove asbestos, and improve the District's budget, preserve school programs and retain teachers by paying off existing school facility debt; shall Sierra Unified School District School Facilities District No. 1 be authorized to issue $9.6 million of bonds within legal interest rates, so long as there is independent local citizens' oversight and funds cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere?

Measure T. Cutler-Orosi Unified School District Bond Proposition -- Cutler Orosi Unified School District (Bond Proposition - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 57 / 25.45% Yes votes ...... 167 / 74.55% No votes
To improve the quality of education, construct, modernize and renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms, and other school facilities; make health and safety improvements; update sports facilities ; improve student access to computers and modern technology; improvement to kitchen facilities; and construct a local gymnasium for school and community use; shall the Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District issue $15,000,000 in bonds, within legal interest rates, requiring a citizens' oversight committee, annual financial audits, and no money for administrative salaries?"

Measure U. Cutler-Orosi Unified School District Parcel Tax -- Cutler Orosi Unified School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 28 / 12.67% Yes votes ...... 193 / 87.33% No votes
To develop a recreation department within the Cutler-Orosi area to promote youth activities including sports, and other experiences that develop young people into active, responsible citizens, shall Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District levy a tax of $89.00 per parcel annually, with annual cost of living adjustments, so long as the Cutler-Orosi School Board oversees the program?

Measure W. New Unified District -- Newly Unified School District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1844 / 61.59% Yes votes ...... 1150 / 38.41% No votes
Shall the territory of the American Union Elementary School District and the Washington Union High School District be unified, with Orange Center, Pacific Union, Washington Colony, West Fresno and West Park elementary school districts excluded from the unification, and be governed by a seven member Board of Trustees elected by trustee area?

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