City of Gilroy Library bond proposition, Measure F (November 2008)

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A City of Gilroy Library bond proposition, Measure F ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Gilroy in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.

Measure F authorized the City of Gilroy to borrow $37 million to build a new library.

The objective of Measure F was to "replace the overcrowded, outdated Gilroy Library building, with a larger Library that meets current earthquake safety standards, located near public transit, City Hall and the Senior Center."

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure F
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 10,029 69.09%
No4,48730.91%
These final, certified, election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE F: "To replace the overcrowded, outdated Gilroy Library building, with a larger Library that meets current earthquake safety standards, located near public transit, City Hall and the Senior Center; provide services for a growing population; accommodate double the number of library books/materials; shall the City of Gilroy issue 37 million dollars in general obligation bonds at legal interest rates, subject to independent audit and citizens oversight with no money for administrators' salaries?"[1]

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