City of Gardena Utility User Tax, Measure A (March 2009)

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A City of Gardena Utility Users Tax, Measure A ballot question was on the March 3, 2009 ballot for voters in the City of Gardena in Los Angeles County, California, where it was approved.[1]

Measure A authorized the city to extend the city's utility user tax (UUT) to include additional forms of telecommunications; the tax rate itself was not increased in Measure A. Gardena has had a UUT since 1993. Measure A was expected to generate an additional $1 million a year for the city.

Election results

Measure A
Approveda Yes 2,203 86.0%
These final election results are from the Los Angeles County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure A: "Without raising current tax rates and maintaining the exemptions for low income residents, shall an ordinance be adopted to help preserve funding for critical City services, including police and fire protection, 911 emergency response, senior support services and pothole repairs by updating the utility users tax to include new technologies; treating all taxpayers equally regardless of technology used and requiring public review of expenditures, annual independent audits and no tax increase without voter approval? "[2]

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  1. Los Angeles Times, "Returns across L.A. County show voters were in a revenue-raising mood," March 4, 2009
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.