City of South Pasadena Library Tax, Measure L (November 2009)

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A City of South Pasadena Library Tax, Measure L ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot for voters in the City of South Pasadena in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

Measure L extended a pre-existing library tax for five years. The rates, which range from $24-$48/year for single-family homes, stayed the same. The pre-existing library tax was set to expire in 2011. With the approval of Measure L, the tax will be assessed through 2016.[1]

Election results

Measure L
Approveda Yes 3,031 79.99%
These final election results are from the Los Angeles County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure L: "Shall an ordinance be adopted extending the Library Special Tax, which is due to expire on June 30, 2011, for an additional 5 years until June 30, 2016, to provide funding for the maintenance and operations of the South Pasadena Public Library at the current level of library services?"[2]

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  1. Pasadena Star News, "All South Pasadena candidates file," August 20, 2009
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.