Sierra Madre Utility Users Tax, Measures U and UA (April 2008)

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Two Sierra Madre Utility Users Tax ballot questions, Measures U and UA, were on the April 8, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Sierra Madre in Los Angeles County, California.
  • Measure U was approved. It proposed a temporary increase in Sierra Madre's UUT up to a total of a 12% tax and extending it to cover a broader range of taxable activities.
  • Measure UA was approved. It was an advisory question about what to do with any additional funds raised if Measure U passed.

Election results

Measure U

Measure U
ResultVotesPercentage
Result not yet known  

Measure UA

Measure UA
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,629 64.0%
No91736.0%
These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot questions

Measure U

The question on the ballot:

Measure U: "Shall an Ordinance be adopted increasing the City's existing Utility Users' Tax by up to 6% in order to maintain general City services such as public safety services, including police and paramedic programs, and to reflect technological advances in communications, expand existing exemptions to low and very low income households, and establish a citizen's oversight committee?"[1]

Measure UA

The question on the ballot:

Measure UA: "If Measure 'U', the increase in the Utility Users' Tax, is approved by the voters, should the additional revenue generated by that increase be used to fund public safety services including paramedic programs, police salaries and benefits and additional safety staffing?"[1]

See also

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