City of San Jose Park Use Agreements, Measure M (November 2008)

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A City of San Jose Park Use Agreements, Measure M ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of San Jose in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.

Measure M amended San Jose's city charter to allow the San Jose City Council to enter into park use contracts with non-city entities of up to 25 years in any of the city's parks that are more than five acres large.

Election results

Measure M
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 198,999 72.6%
No75,09327.4%
These final, certified, election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE M: "To improve parks and enhance recreational opportunities through agreements that support long term financial investments, shall the City Charter be amended to allow the City Council to approve park use agreements with non-City entities for up to 25 years in parks larger than five acres, requiring that the agreements enhance the recreational purposes of the park?"[1]

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