City of Bear Lake Hotel Tax Increase, Measure Y (November 2008)

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A City of Bear Lake Hotel Tax Increase, Measure Y ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Bear Lake in San Bernardino County, where it was approved.

Measure Y increased the hotel tax in the City of Bear Lake from 6% to 8%.

Election results

Measure Y
Approveda Yes 1,503 59.8%
These final, certified, results are from the San Bernardino County elections office (dead link)'.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE Y: "Shall an ordinance be adopted to increase the rate of the City’s Transient Occupancy Tax (also known as Hotel Tax) charged to guests of private home rentals and any other overnight lodging facility from 6% to 7% as of January 1, 2009, and 7% to 8% as of January 1, 2010?"[1]

Advisory vote on Measure YY

An additional advisory-only vote was on the Bear Lake ballot. It said, "If the City’s Transient occupancy Tax (also known as Hotel Tax) is increased from 6% to 8%, should the City solely allocate the additional revenue to rebuild and renovate infrastructure, streets, parks, trails, lake access points and other public facilities, and prohibit the additional revenue from being used for general City operations?"

Advisory Measure YY was approved with over 78% of the vote.

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