City of Richmond Utility Users Tax, Measure B (February 2008)

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A City of Richmond Utility Users Tax, Measure B ballot question was on the February 5, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Richmond in Contra Costa County, California, where it was approved.

Measure B reduced the rate of the City of Richmond's Telecommunications Users' Tax from 10% to 9.5%, while simultaneously extending the services/utilities to which the tax applies to a broader range of activities. The overall net impact was to increase tax revenues to the city.

Election results

Measure B
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 16,081 73.98%
No5,65726.02%
These final, certified, election results are from the Contra Costa County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure B: "Shall an ordinance be adopted to reduce the rate of the City of Richmond's Telecommunications Users' Tax from 10% to 9.5%, and to revise the method for calculating and collecting the Telecommunications and Video Users' Tax to reflect technological advances and changes in state and federal law?"[1]

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