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 Election Information: 2012 Ballot Measures

 

The City Council has placed a total on 10 measures on the ballot for the November 6, 2012 General Election.  Below you will find all the information regarding each measure that will be printed in the Voter Information Pamphlet.  

Measure M - General Obligation Bond for Streets and Related Watershed Improvements
 Ballot Question and Full Text 
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis
 Measure M - Tax Rate Statement
 Argument in Favor of Measure M 
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure M
 Argument Against Measure M 
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure M

Measure N - General Obligation Bond for Pools and Associated Facilities   
 Ballot Question and Full Text 
 Measure N - Tax Rate Statement
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis 
 Argument in Favor of Measure N 
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure N
 Argument Against Measure N 
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure N

Measure O - Special Tax to Fund Operation and Maintenance of the Replacement Warm Water and Willard Pools    
 Ballot Question and Full Text 
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis
 Argument in Favor of Measure O
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure O
 Argument Against Measure O 
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure O 

Measure P - Ballot Measure Re-Authorizing Expenditures of Voter-Approved Taxes for Parks Maintenance, Library Relief, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Services for Severely Physically Disabled Persons and Fire Protection and Emergency Response and Preparedness, Under Article XIIIB of the California Constitution (Gann Limit)
  Ballot Question and Full Text
  City Attorney Impartial Analysis
  Argument in Favor of Measure P
No argument was filed in opposition to this measure 

Measure Q - An Ordinance of the City of Berkeley Amending Chapter 7.70 of the Berkeley Municipal Code to Modernize the Application of the Utility Users Tax (UUT)  
  Ballot Question and Full Text 
  City Attorney Impartial Analysis
  Argument in Favor of Measure Q
No argument was filed in opposition to this measure 

Measure R - Charter Amendment to Allow City Council to Adopt Decennial Redistricting Plan   
 Ballot Question and Full Text
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis
 Argument in Favor of Measure R
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure R
 Argument Against Measure R
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure R 

Measure S - An Ordinance of the City of Berkeley Adopting New Section 13.36.025 of the Berkeley Municipal Code to Prohibit Sitting on Sidewalks in Commercial Districts
 Ballot Question and Full Text 
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis 
 Argument in Favor of Measure S
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure S
 Argument Against Measure S
 
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure S

Measure T - Amendments to the West Berkeley Plan and Zoning Ordinance
 Ballot Question and Full Text
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis
 Argument in Favor of Measure T
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure T
 Argument Against Measure T 
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure T 

Measure U - Initiative Ordinance Enacting New Requirements for the City Council and Rent Stabilization Board and Boards and Commissions Relating to Agendas and Meetings, Requiring Additional Disclosure of Public Records, and Creating a New Commission (Sunshine Ordinance)
 Ballot Question and Full Text
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis
 Argument in Favor of Measure U
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure U
 Argument Against Measure U 
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure U

Measure V - Initiative Ordinance Requiring the City to Prepare Biennial, Certified Financial Reports of Its Financial Obligations for the Next 20 Year Period; and Requiring Certification of Such Reports Before Council May Propose or Voters May Approve Any Debt Financing, or New or Increased City Taxes, and Before Council May Approve Any Assessments or Property-Related Fees (FACTS Initiative) 
 Ballot Questions and Full Text 
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis
 Argument in Favor of Measure V
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure V
 Argument Against Measure V 
 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure V

 


Ballot Measure Arguments
Primary arguments for and against City measures were due no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, August 17, 2012.  Rebuttal arguments were due no later than Friday, August 24, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).  Please contact the City Clerk Department if you have questions.

  

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