City of Sunnyvale Compensation for City Council Members, Measure B (November 2011)

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A City of Sunnyvale Compensation for City Council Members, Measure B ballot proposition was on the November 8, 2011 ballot for voters in the City of Sunnyvale in Santa Clara County, where it was overwhelmingly approved.

Measure B reduces the annual increase in the City Council's pay from an automatic 5% to an increase of up to 5%. Increases will be based on the consumer price index, and the measure will take effect in 2013.[1]

Election results

Measure B
Approveda Yes 15,084 89.79%
Election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure B: In order to reduce future Council compensation increases, shall Charter Section 603 be amended to delete the current automatic 5% annual increase in Council compensation, to set the 2012 Council compensation at $2,088.64 per month and Mayor compensation at $2,784.86 per month, and to provide for annual cost of living adjustments tied to the Consumer Price Index not to exceed 5% or result in a decrease?[2]

External links


  1. Palo Alto Online, "A less-perfect union?," September 30, 2011
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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