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City of Bellflower Utility User Tax, Measure A (March 2009)

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A City of Bellflower Utility Users Tax, Measure A ballot proposition was on the March 3, 2009 ballot in Los Angeles, California for voters in the City of Bellflower, where it was approved by a wide margin.[1]

Measure A authorized the city to extend the city's utility user tax (UUT) to include additional forms of telecommunications; the tax rate itself was not increased in Measure A. Bellflower has had a UUT since 1993.

The Bellflower City Council unanimously voted to place Measure A on the March 2009 ballot on November 24, 2008.

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,592 81.8%
No57818.2%
These final election results are from the Los Angeles County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure A: "Shall an ordinance be adopted, without raising tax rates, to continue and modernize Bellflower's utility users' tax on telecommunications services to fund vital services, including Sheriff's services/neighborhood patrols; school safety programs; grafitti removal; gang/drug prevention/enforcement programs; after-school activities; senior/disabled residents' services; library services; and other general fund services; exempting low-income residents, requiring equal treatment of taxpayers regardless of technology used, audits, citizen oversight committee, public expenditure review/local control of revenues?"[2]

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References

  1. Contra Costa Times, "Council races still up in air," March 4, 2009
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.