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An '''Urban Growth Boundary Initiative''' will appear on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[Santa Barbara County, California ballot measures|Santa Barbara County]] for voters in Buellton, [[California]] as '''Measure E'''.
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Two '''Urban Growth Boundary ballot measures''' appeared on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[Santa Barbara County, California ballot measures|Santa Barbara County]] for voters in Buellton, [[California]].
  
'''Measure F''', or the '''City Growth Policy Measure''' will be on the ballot at the same time.
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'''Measure E''', a citizen-initiated measure, was '''approved''' with 68.58% of the vote.
  
'''Measure E was approved and Measure F was defeated'''.
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'''Meausure F''', a measure placed on the ballot by the city council, was '''defeated''' with 23.35% of the vote.
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[[Image:Yesno.jpg|right|thumb|Logo of "Yes on E" campaign]]
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608 signatures to qualify Measure E for the city's ballot were turned in to city election officials on May 2, 2008.<ref>Lompoc Record, [http://www.lompocrecord.com/articles/2008/05/04/news/centralcoast/news07.txt ''Initiative backers turn in petitions''], May 4, 2008</ref>  The signatures were checked by [[Santa Barbara County, California ballot measures|Santa Barbara County]] clerks.
  
608 signatures to qualify Measure E for the city's ballot were turned in to city election officials on May 2, 2008.<ref>Lompoc Record, [http://www.lompocrecord.com/articles/2008/05/04/news/centralcoast/news07.txt ''Initiative backers turn in petitions''], May 4, 2008</ref> The signatures will be checked by [[Santa Barbara County, California ballot measures|Santa Barbara County]] clerks in a process that takes 30 days.  About 240 of the signatures must be valid for the initiative to make the ballot.
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"Buellton Is Our Town" is the group behind Measure E.  Containing urban sprawl is their primary goal.
  
"Buellton Is Our Town" is the group supporting the measure.  Containing urban sprawl is their primary goal.
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Under the terms of the successful Measure E:
  
If the initiative succeeds,
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* Voter approval is required for expansion outside the city limits or to develop sewer or water services outside the existing city limits.
 
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* The initiative amends the city's current General Plan.
* Voter approval would be required for expansion outside the city limits or to develop sewer or water services outside the existing city limits.
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* The initiative will be in effect until December 31, 2025.
* The initiative would amend the city's current General Plan.
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* The initiative would be in effect until December 31, 2025.
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==See also==
 
==See also==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
  
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* [http://homepage.mac.com/jamespowell/BIOT1/index.html Buellton Is Our Town]
 
* [http://sbcvote.com/elect/resources/results11_2008/results-1.htm Election results]
 
* [http://sbcvote.com/elect/resources/results11_2008/results-1.htm Election results]
  

Revision as of 07:43, 24 November 2008

Two Urban Growth Boundary ballot measures appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Santa Barbara County for voters in Buellton, California.

Measure E, a citizen-initiated measure, was approved with 68.58% of the vote.

Meausure F, a measure placed on the ballot by the city council, was defeated with 23.35% of the vote.

Logo of "Yes on E" campaign

608 signatures to qualify Measure E for the city's ballot were turned in to city election officials on May 2, 2008.[1] The signatures were checked by Santa Barbara County clerks.

"Buellton Is Our Town" is the group behind Measure E. Containing urban sprawl is their primary goal.

Under the terms of the successful Measure E:

  • Voter approval is required for expansion outside the city limits or to develop sewer or water services outside the existing city limits.
  • The initiative amends the city's current General Plan.
  • The initiative will be in effect until December 31, 2025.

See also

External links

References

  1. Lompoc Record, Initiative backers turn in petitions, May 4, 2008