A City of Eureka Sales Tax Increase
ballot question was on the November 2, 2010 ballot
for voters in the City of Eureka in Humboldt County
It was approved.
The ballot question asked voters to approve a increase in the city's sales tax of one-half cent for five years.
| Measure O|
| Yes|| 4,686|| 54.68%|
- These final, certified results are from the Humboldt County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure O: Shall the Eureka Municipal Code be amended to add a one-half of a percent (0.50%) supplemental transaction and use tax to fund essential services such as police, fire, medical response, street maintenance, environmental programs, zoo, parks and recreation with the following restrictions? The supplemental transaction and use tax will expire after five years, unless reauthorized by the voters. A citizen’s oversight committee shall be established to conduct annual audits of all expenditures generated by the tax to ensure fiscal accountability and public participation.