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City of Riverside Maintenance Oversight for Parks & Recreation, Measure I (June 2012)

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A City of Riverside Maintenance Oversight for Parks & Recreation, Measure I ballot question was on the June 5, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Riverside in Riverside County, where it was defeated.

If Measure I had been approved, it would have amended the City of Riverside's City Charter to "remove oversight of the maintenance of parkways, shrubs, and trees within street right-of-way from the Park and Recreation Commission?"

A simple majority was required for approval.

Election results

Measure I
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No16,44954.79%
Yes 13,575 45.21%
These final results are from the Riverside County elections office.

Support

The editorial board of the Press Enterprise supported Measure I. They wrote, "Yes. This measure would assign responsibility for streetside trees and plants to the department actually doing the maintenance."[1]

Ballot text

The question on the ballot:

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

MEASURE I: "Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended to remove oversight of the maintenance of parkways, shrubs, and trees within street right-of-way from the Park and Recreation Commission?"

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