City of Pinole Utility Users Tax, Measure M (November 2012)

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A City of Pinole Utility Users Tax, Measure M ballot question was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters in the City of Pinole in Contra Costa County, where it was approved.[1]

A utility users tax is already in effect in Pinole. Measure M extended that 8% tax for an additional eight years.

Election results

Measure M
Approveda Yes 6,009 79.04%
Final official results from the Contra Costa County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure M: "Without raising current tax rates, and to maintain a high quality of life and essential local public services to the residents of Pinole, shall an ordinance be adopted to continue the existing Utility Users Tax of eight percent for an additional eight years, until December 31, 2020, keeping this locally generated revenue in Pinole?"[2]

See also


  1. Pinole Patch, "Councils Adopts Ballot Language, Consultant Quits," July 24, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.