A City of Richmond Utility Users Tax, Measure B
ballot question was on the February 5, 2008 ballot
for voters in the City of Richmond in Contra Costa County
, where it was approved.
Measure B reduced the rate of the City of Richmond's Telecommunications Users' Tax from 10% to 9.5%, while simultaneously extending the services/utilities to which the tax applies to a broader range of activities. The overall net impact was to increase tax revenues to the city.
| Measure B|
| Yes|| 16,081|| 73.98%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Contra Costa County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure B: "Shall an ordinance be adopted to reduce the rate of the City of Richmond's Telecommunications Users' Tax from 10% to 9.5%, and to revise the method for calculating and collecting the Telecommunications and Video Users' Tax to reflect technological advances and changes in state and federal law?"