City of Rio Dell bond proposition, Measure J (November 2012)
Measure J would have authorized the city to borrow $2 million.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval. (In California, a 55% supermajority vote is required to approve school bond measures, but a 2/3rds supermajority vote is required to approve city or special district bonds.)
- Final official results from the Humboldt County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|Measure J: To finance the costs of constructing street improvements consisting of either an asphalt overlay or slurry seal-coat to existing streets in the City of Rio Dell, in order to improve the driving surface and extend the useful life of the roadways in the most economical manner possible, shall the City of Rio Dell issue $2 million in general obligation bonds, maturing 15 years from their issue date, and bearing interest at a rate not in excess of 6%?|
- List of November 6, 2012 local ballot measures in Humboldt County
- Measure J sample ballot (scroll to page 4)