City of Eureka Sales Tax Increase, Measure O (November 2010)

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A City of Eureka Sales Tax Increase ballot question was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of Eureka in Humboldt County.[1] It was approved.

The ballot question asked voters to approve a increase in the city's sales tax of one-half cent for five years.

Election results

Measure O
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,686 54.68%
No3,88445.32%
These final, certified results are from the Humboldt County elections office.

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 O: Shall the Eureka Municipal Code be amended to add a one-half of a percent (0.50%) supplemental transaction and use tax to fund essential services such as police, fire, medical response, street maintenance, environmental programs, zoo, parks and recreation with the following restrictions? The supplemental transaction and use tax will expire after five years, unless reauthorized by the voters. A citizen’s oversight committee shall be established to conduct annual audits of all expenditures generated by the tax to ensure fiscal accountability and public participation.

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