Culver City Utility Users Tax, Measure W (April 2008)

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A Culver City Utility Users Tax, Measure W ballot question was on the April 8, 2008 ballot for voters in Culver City in Los Angeles County, California, where it was approved.

Measure W extended Culver City's pre-existing utility/telecommunications tax (UUT) of 11% to more utilities and types of telecommunication.

  • Culver City residents and businesses have paid a UUT since 1969.
  • In 1984, the UUT was extended to cover cable television services in 1984.
  • All UUT revenues are paid into the City’s General Fund, which is allocated by the City Council through the annual budget for general city services, such as police, fire, streets, trees and parks.

Election results

Measure W
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 3,333 77.4%
No97322.6%
These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure W: "Shall an ordinance be adopted to modernize the City’s Utility Users’ Tax, at the existing rate: to preserve funding of general City services, such as Police, Fire, Streets, trees and parks; to reflect technological advances in communications; or to treat taxpayers equally regardless of technology used; to retain existing exemptions for low-income seniors and the disabled; and to require an annual independent audit?"[1]

See also

External links

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