Redwood City Business Tax, Measure M (November 2011)

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A Redwood City Business Tax, Measure M ballot question was on the November 8, 2011 ballot for voters in Redwood City in San Mateo County, where it was approved.

The approval of Measure M means that the business license tax in Redwood City will be increased by $21 plus $15 per employee, with annual adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index. The increase will be layered in over three years.

Election results

Measure M
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,554 55.6%
No3,64044.4%
Election results are from the San Mateo County elections office (timed out).

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure M: "To preserve funding for general city services such as libraries, parks, and public safety, shall an ordinance be approved increasing, over three years, the business license tax rates by $21 plus $15 per employee (with a similar increase for businesses not taxed on a per employee basis) annually adjusted thereafter based on the Consumer Price Index, with proceeds placed in the City’s General Fund, subject to City’s annual independent financial audit?"[1]

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