A City of Marina Sales Tax, Measure M
was on the November 2, 2010 ballot
for voters in the City of Marina in Monterey County
. It was approved.
Measure M increased the sales tax in Marina by 1%. The higher sales tax was designed to end in five years. City of Marina voters also approved Measure N, a hotel tax increase.
A simple majority vote was required for approval.
| Measure M|
| Yes|| 2,966|| 62.69%|
- These final, certified results are from the Smartvoter.org, California, “November, 2010, local ballot measures”.
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.