City of Buellton Urban Growth Boundaries, Measures E and F (November 2008)

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Two City of Buellton Urban Growth Boundary ballot measures, Measures E and F, were on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Buellton in Santa Barbara County.

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.

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.

Measure E

Support

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

Path to the ballot

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.

See also

External links

References

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