A City of Bellflower Utility Users Tax, Measure A
ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot
for voters in the City of Bellflower in Los Angeles County
It was narrowly defeated.
The utility users tax charged by Bellflower was 5% at the time of the Measure A election. If Measure A had been approved, the tax would have increased to 7%. The new higher tax would have been in effect for five years, generating an estimated $1.6 million a year for those five years.
A simple majority vote was required for approval.
| Measure A|
|Yes|| 6,686|| 49.95%|
- These final, certified results are from the Smartvoter.org, California, Los Angeles County elections information.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| Measure A: 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?