City of Rio Dell bond proposition, Measure J (November 2012)

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A City of Rio Dell bond proposition, Measure J ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Rio Dell in Humboldt County, where it was defeated.

Measure J would have authorized the city to borrow $2 million.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval. (In California, a 55 percent supermajority vote is required to approve school bond measures, but a 2/3rds supermajority vote is required to approve city or special district bonds.)

Election results

Measure J
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No47544.39%
Yes 595 55.61%
Final official results from the Humboldt County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure J: To finance the costs of constructing street improvements consisting of either an asphalt overlay or slurry seal-coat to existing streets in the City of Rio Dell, in order to improve the driving surface and extend the useful life of the roadways in the most economical manner possible, shall the City of Rio Dell issue $2 million in general obligation bonds, maturing 15 years from their issue date, and bearing interest at a rate not in excess of 6%?[1]

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