Proposed City Charter for the City of Grover Beach, Measure I (November 2012)

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A Proposed City Charter for the City of Grover Beach, Measure I ballot question was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters in the City of Grover Beach in San Luis Obispo County, where it was defeated by four total votes.

If Measure I had been approved, the City of Grover Beach would have become a charter city.

Election results

Measure I
Defeatedd No2,24150.04%
Yes 2,237 49.96%
These final, certified, election results are from the San Luis Obispo County elections office.


Supporters gave these reasons for changing to a charter city:

  • Local elections can be conducted by mail, which would save money.[1]
  • "It would...allow us to give preference to local businesses in providing goods and services."[1]
  • It would allow the city to "have projects funded and built by volunteers using supplies and services donated by local contractors."[1]
  • The city would not have to "pay prevailing wages on locally funded public works projects."[1]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure I: "Shall the City of Grover Beach be changed from a general law city to a charter city through the adoption of the charter proposed by Resolution No. 12-42 of the Grover Beach City Council?"[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Santa Maria Times, "AG, GB consider becoming charter cities," May 5, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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