City of Goleta Hotel Tax, Measure H (November 2012)

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A City of Goleta Hotel Tax, Measure H was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters the City of Goleta in Santa Barbara County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure H increased the lodging tax paid by those who stay at hotels, motels and other forms of transient lodging in the City of Goleta from 10% to 12%.

A simple majority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure H
Approveda Yes 9,191 72.22%
Final certified results from the Santa Barbara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure H: "In order to provide additional funding to enhance city services such as public safety, road maintenance, revitalization efforts in Old Town, and provide support for other fundamental City services, shall an ordinance be adopted increasing the Transient Occupancy Tax (Bed Tax) charged to hotel guests staying in Goleta from 10% to 12%, with the proceeds placed in the City's General Fund?"[2]

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  1. Noozhawk, "Candidates, Measures Finalized for November Ballot," August 20, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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