City of Sierra Madre Utility User Tax to Fund Paramedics, Measure 12-2 (April 2012)

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A City of Sierra Madre Utility User Tax to Fund Paramedics, Measure 12-2 was on the April 10, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Sierra Madre in Los Angeles County, where it was defeated.[1][2]

Measure 12-2 was an advisory question. It was only relevant if Measure 12-1, which was also on the April 10 ballot, had been approved. Measure 12-1, however, was defeated.

Measure 12-2 asked what should happen with any additional revenue that would be raised if Measure 12-1 had been approved. Specifically, Measure 12-2 asked the voters of Sierra Madre to weigh in on whether the additional revenue should be used to fund "public safety services, including paramedic programs."

Election results

Measure 12-2
Defeatedd No1,41356.98%
Yes 1,067 43.02%
Election results are from the City of Sierra Madre elections office as of 3:30 a.m. on April 13, 2012

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure 12-2: "If Measure 12-1, to continue the exiting Utility Users' tax of 10%, subject to a potential increase to 12% in July 1, 2013 and establishing new sunset dates, is approved by the voters, should the additional revenue generated by that tax be used to fund public safety services, including paramedic programs?"[3]

See also


  1. Sierra Madre Patch, "Utility Users Tax Forum Scheduled"
  2. Pasadena Star News, "Voters to decide on races in Arcadia, Sierra Madre and Bradbury today," April 10, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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