City of Morgan Hill Residential Development Exemption, Measure A (May 2009)

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A City of Morgan Hill Residential Development Exemption, Measure A ballot question was on the May 19, 2009 ballot for voters in the City of Morgan Hill in Santa Clara County, California, where it was approved.

Measure A allowed the City of Morgan Hills to exempt 500 residential units located in a 20-block area of downtown from the city's "Residential Development Control System". The city council wanted to have the ability to exempt these residential units in order to "increase opportunities for economic growth".

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,094 58.69%
No2,88241.31%
These final, certified, results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure A: "To increase opportunities for economic growth in the city while preserving the citywide population cap of 48,000 residents by 2020, shall an ordinance be adopted to exempt a total of 500 residential units in a 20 block area of downtown from the City of Morgan Hill’s Residential Development Control System and to authorize the City Council to adopt policies and procedures implementing the exemptions?"[1]

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