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Los Angeles County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Directory of Los Angeles County, CA Measures
County Results as of Nov 24 2:18pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (5,168/5,168)
53.8% Countywide Voter Turnout (2,377,105/4,421,019)

Measures
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Measure A. Temporary Utility User Tax Increase -- City of Bellflower (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 6,686 / 49.95% Yes votes ...... 6,699 / 50.05% No votes
Shall an ordinance to offset severe State cuts to the City of Bellflower by protecting and restoring essential City services including: sheriff patrols/substation hours of operation, school crossing guards, school safety/after-school programs, services for the disabled and drug/gang prevention; by temporarily increasing the City's utility users' tax by 2%, with a 5-year sunset, audits, low-income senior exemptions, citizens' oversight, and local control of funds be adopted?

Measure B. Tax on Recreational Marijuana -- City of Long Beach (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 74,781 / 72.78% Yes votes ...... 27,965 / 27.22% No votes
To protect public safety services such as 911 emergency response, police and fire, as well as essential quality of life programs like parks, libraries, public works and infrastructure, should the City of Long Beach impose a 15% tax on recreational marijuana businesses if legalized, with a $25 tax on cultivation sites per square foot, with an annual CPI adjustment?

Measure C. Veteran's Preference -- City of Long Beach (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 65,388 / 68.27% Yes votes ...... 30,397 / 31.73% No votes
Shall Proposition C, which amends the Long Beach City Charter by increasing the credits given to disabled veterans in the hiring process, be ratified?

Measure D. Harbor Department and Oil Properties -- City of Long Beach (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 49,993 / 55.58% Yes votes ...... 39,947 / 44.42% No votes
Shall Proposition D, which amends the Long Beach City Charter by changing the formula from 10% of net income to 5% of gross operating revenues in order to clarify the formula for the transfer of funds from Harbor Department revenues to the Tidelands Operating Fund, and clarifying that the management of the City's oil properties and subsidence control operations are under the exclusive control of the City Council, be ratified?

Measure E. Facilities Improvement -- Duarte Unified School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 4,198 / 59.90% Yes votes ...... 2,810 / 40.10% No votes
To improve learning in neighborhood schools and attract/ retain quality teachers by upgrading classroom technology, improving facilities that prepare Duarte students for college/ high demand jobs, repairing aging roofs, plumbing, restrooms and electrical systems, improving school security/ safety systems, renovating, acquiring, contructing/ equipping classrooms, sites, facilities and schools, shall Duarte Unified School District issue $62 million of bonds at legal rates, with independent citizens' oversight, mandatory annual audits, no money for administrators' salaries and all funds staying local?

Measure G. Development Standards -- City of Redondo Beach (Coastal Zoning Ordinance Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 12,622 / 52.50% Yes votes ...... 11,422 / 47.50% No votes
Shall the Coastal Land Use Plan and the Zoning Ordinance for the Coastal Zone ("Coastal Zoning Ordinance") for the AES Power Plant site, the Catalina Avenue corridor and the Harbor/Pier areas of the City of Redondo Beach be amended to provide for major changes in existing policies and development standards including changes in permitted uses, adoption of height limitations, floor-area-ratio (FAR) limitations and other development policies and standards?

Measure H. The Carson Vital City Services Emergency Protection Measure -- City of Carson (Sales Tax Increase - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 9,890 / 41.59% Yes votes ...... 13,889 / 58.41% No votes
To offset severe state budget cuts; maintain Sheriffs deputies patrols; 9-1-1 emergency response; pothole/street repairs; gang prevention; youth recreation and after school programs; parks; natural disaster response; seniors' services including meals on wheels and other general fund services; shall the City of Carson sales tax be increased one cent, legally required to end after five years with annual audits, and state government cannot take these funds?

Measure L. Classroom Repair, Job Training/Student Safety Measure -- Lynwood Unified School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 4,821 / 53.79% Yes votes ...... 4,142 / 46.21% No votes
To improve education, make schools safe, complete essential health/safety repairs, fix roofs, shall Lynwood Unified School District upgrade plumbing, electrical, sewer/heating/cooling systems, aging schools, science labs, install energy efficient lighting/windows, improve school safety, remove hazardous materials; repair, acquire, construct, equip schools/facilities/sites, upgrade fire safety, by issuing $45,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with guaranteed annual audits, independent citizens' oversight, and all money staying local?"

Measure M. Cannabis Business Tax Measures -- City of La Puente (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,017 / 67.99% Yes votes ...... 1,891 / 32.01% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to require a Cannabis Business to pay an annual business license tax in the amount of 10% per $1,000 of gross receipts to provide for general municipal services, such as law enforcement and fire services, animal control, code enforcement, building inspection, plan checks, planning and public works?

Measure N. Medical Marijuana Cooperative Tax Measure -- City of La Puente (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,141 / 68.32% Yes votes ...... 1,920 / 31.68% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to require Medical Marijuana Cooperatives operating in La Puente to pay an annual business license tax of 10% per $1,000 of gross receipts, or $100 per square footage on premises, if such Medical Marijuana Cooperative is exempted under California Constitution from local taxes measured by gross receipts to provide for general municipal services, including but not limited to law enforcement?

Measure O. Utility User Tax -- City of El Segundo (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 2,890 / 45.10% Yes votes ...... 3,518 / 54.90% No votes
Shall the ordinance amending El Segundo Municipal Code Chapter 3-7 to temporarily increase the Utility User Taxes by 1% to fund general municipal services including, without limitation, police protection and crime suppression services, fire prevention and suppression services, and park and recreation facilities and services be adopted?

Measure P. Marymount College Campus Facilities Improvement Plan -- City of Rancho Palos Verdes (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 8,117 / 45.59% Yes votes ...... 9,686 / 54.41% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted that would enact a new specific plan and related amendments to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes ("City") general plan and zoning ordinance to: (1) allow development of specified facility improvements, including dormitories, on the Marymount College Campus ("Campus") located at 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East; (2) govern the operation of the Campus, and (3) supersede inconsistent provisions of the Municipal Code and prior City land use decisions regarding the Campus?

Measure R. South El Monte Services Protection Measure -- City of South El Monte (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1,573 / 61.64% Yes votes ...... 979 / 38.36% No votes
To offset severe state budget cuts and prevent drastic cuts to sheriffs' deputies patrols, pothole and street repairs, youth gang and drug prevention, after school programs, senior services, storm drain maintenance, graffiti removal, parks, recreation and general City services, shall an ordinance be adopted to enact a one-half cent transaction and use tax in the City of South El Monte, subject to annual independent audits, public expenditure reports and local use of all funds?

Measure S. Vital City Services Protection and Fiscal Stability -- City of Santa Fe Springs (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 2,462 / 60.70% Yes votes ...... 1,594 / 39.30% No votes
To maintain funding for City services including police officers, firefighters, paramedics, senior programs, youth/gang, drug, and crime prevention programs, street repairs, parks, ball fields, afterschool library programs, community centers and other City services, shall an ordinance be adopted to establish a 5% utility users tax, exempting low income seniors/residents, with annual audits, no tax increase without voter approval and no funds for Sacramento?

Measure Y. Sales Tax Increase -- City of Santa Monica (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 20,046 / 61.22% Yes votes ...... 12,698 / 38.78% No votes
Y + PROPOSITION "Y": Shall an ordinance be adopted to offset severe state budget cuts, protect and stabilize City finances, and maintain essential services including: police, fire, paramedic and emergency 911 response, school, educational and afterschool programs, public transit, services for the disabled, gang and drug prevention programs, enviromental, library and other general fund services, by enacting a City of Santa Monica percent transactions and use tax, subject to independent annual audits, and no money going to Sacramento?"

Measure AA. High School Construction -- Wiseburn School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 3,285 / 75.73% Yes votes ...... 1,053 / 24.27% No votes
To improve Wiseburn school facilities, and build a modern high school that accommodates all Wiseburn children, focuses on math, science and the arts, improves academic performance, safety, and security, and allows students to continue to achieve some of the highest test scores in the South Bay, shall the be authorized to issue up to $87 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with taxpayer safeguards, annual audits, and an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee?

Measure CL. Facilities Improvement -- Claremont Unified School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 6,198 / 40.37% Yes votes ...... 9,156 / 59.63% No votes
To support and repair Claremont schools, make funding available for qualified teachers and academic programs threatened by the State cuts, provide safe/modern classrooms, qualify for State matching funds, construct, acquire, repair equip classrooms/school facilities/sites, improve fire/student safety, upgrade instructional technology, labs/librairies, roofs, plumbing, wiring, shall Claremont Unified School District issue $95,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight and all funds supporting local schools?

Measure CV. Facilities Improvement -- Centinela Valley Union High School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 16,057 / 64.87% Yes votes ...... 8,697 / 35.13% No votes
To protect students from earthquakes; remove asbestos, lead paint, and other safety hazards from schools; and improve learning and academic achievement, shall the Centinela Valley Union High School District issue $98,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, to repair, acquire, and construct local schools, sites, and facilities, including libraries, classrooms, science labs, and academic academies; and replace aging plumbing, heating, electrical, and school security systems; with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds staying local?

Measure EE. Facilities Improvement -- El Rancho Unified School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 9,549 / 74.01% Yes votes ...... 3,354 / 25.99% No votes
To construct and improve local schools and student support facilities, improve student access to computers and classroom technology, build vocational technical classrooms, provide improvements to better maintain our schools, and provide renewable energy improvements to reduce operating costs and put more money into the classroom, shall El Rancho Unified School District be authorized to issue up to $52,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with annual audits, a Citizens' Oversight Committee, and no increase to current tax rates?

Measure GG. Civil Service Reform -- City of Long Beach (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 42,975 / 46.70% Yes votes ...... 49,044 / 53.30% No votes
Shall Proposition GG which amends the Long Beach City Charter by transferring certain powers from the Civil Service Commision to the City Manager, including examination and certification for employment, classification creation, maintenance of eligibility lists, and the appointment management of a professional staff, be ratified?

Measure RR. Eviction for Cause -- City of Santa Monica (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 19,897 / 65.36% Yes votes ...... 10,544 / 34.64% No votes
Shall the City Charter be amended to protect all tenants and preserve community stability and diversity by adding requirements that a landlord show good cause to evict any tenant and serve a warning notice giving reasonable time to correct a rental agreement violation, except nonpayment of rent, and adding a prohibition against evicting long-term elderly, disabled or terminally ill tenants for owner occupancy unless the proposed owner-occupant is also elderly, disabled or terminally ill?

Measure SP. Pomona Utility Users' Tax Emergency Increase -- City of Pomona (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 5,910 / 26.90% Yes votes ...... 16,060 / 73.10% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to increase Pomona's Utility Users' Tax by (2%) for an initial period of 26 months, to fund general city services, including police, fire, street repair, parks, recreation and library programs; suspend the increase following the 26 month period, unless the Pomona City Council overrides the suspension by a 6/7ths vote; and provide a UUT payment exemption for the legally disabled?

Measure SS. Facilities Improvement -- Pomona Unified School District (Parcel Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 15,004 / 54.63% Yes votes ...... 12,462 / 45.37% No votes
To maintain and improve academic programs including math, science, reading, history and writing; computer technology, music and arts; and retain highly qualified teachers; shall Pomona Unified School District be authorized to raise $4 million per year through a $96 parcel tax for four years (per voter pamphlet), provided there is an annual accounting of funds, senior exemptions, and all funds are spent on neighborhood schools and cannot be taken by the state and used elsewhere?

Measure YY. Use of Revenue from Measure 'Y' -- City of Santa Monica (Advisory - Advisory Vote Only)
Pass: 22,077 / 68.26% Yes votes ...... 10,266 / 31.74% No votes
If a local transactions and use tax is enacted in the City of Santa Monica, should half of its revenue be used to support school, educational and afterschool programs, with half of its revenue being used for general City services such as: police, fire, paramedic and emegency 911 response, public transit, services for the disabled, gang and drug prevention programs, enviromental, library and other general fund services?

 
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