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City of Palmdale Hotel Tax, Measure A (May 2009)

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A City of Palmdale Hotel Tax, Measure A ballot question was on the May 19, 2009 ballot for voters in the City of Palmdale in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

Measure A authorized the City of Palmdale to increase its hotel tax ("transient lodging tax") from 7% to 10%.

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 6,287 64.05%
No3,52935.95%
These final election results are from the Los Angeles County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure A: "To maintain and improve essential general city services including: public safety; Sheriff’s deputies; gang/crime prevention; senior services; job creation; business development; shall the City of Palmdale increase the existing Transient Occupancy Tax, (“hotel room tax”), charged only to persons who occupy hotel/motel rooms in Palmdale, transmitted to the City of Palmdale by those who collect room charges, from 7% to 10%, with expenditures approved through general fund budgets adopted in open public hearings, subject to annual audits?"

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