City of Bellflower Utility User Tax, Measure A (March 2009)
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.
- These final election results are from the Los Angeles County election office.
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?"|
- Contra Costa Times, "Council races still up in air," March 4, 2009
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