City of Marina Sales Tax, Measure M (November 2010)
Measure M increases the sales tax in Marina by 1%. The higher sales tax will end in five years. City of Marina voters also approved Measure N, a hotel tax increase.
A simple majority vote was required for approval.
Results are from the Monterey County elections division as of November 23, 2010.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|To preserve funding for general city services, including but not limited to, maintaining firefighters and police officers for adequate emergency response, reducing crime and criminal gang and drug activity, maintaining city streets and parks, senior programs and youth after-school programs, shall the City of Marina adopt an ordinance enacting a temporary one percent (1%) transactions and use (sales) tax to automatically expire in five years, with all money staying locally to preserve Marina city services.|
- Monterey Herald, "Voters' choices add up at election time", August 13, 2010