City of Winters Utility Users Tax, Measure W (June 2010)

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A City of Winters Utility Users Tax, Measure W ballot proposition was on the June 8, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of Winters in Yolo County, where it was approved.

Measure W increased the utility user tax paid by residents of Winters to 9.5%, with a cap of $450/year for each residential unit. The utility tax at the time of this election was 4.75%, so Measure W effectively doubled it.

Measure W was accompanied on the ballot by Measure Y, an advisory vote on how to spend the extra tax money that Measure W would generate.

Measure W
Approveda Yes 571 52.8%
These final, certified results are from the Yolo County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

WINTERS VITAL CITY SERVICES MEASURE To protect/maintain essential City of Winters services, including public safety (police/fire), 9-1-1 police/fire response times, maintaining the Community Center, recreation and swim programs, library services, and preserving other general City services, shall the City Utility Users Tax be increased to Nine and One Half Percent (9.50%), the tax not to exceed $450 annually for each residential unit (dwelling), within the city limits (City Ordinance 2010-02)?[1]

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