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{{TOCnestright}}Two ballot measures, '''Propositions N and O''', pertaining to '''land use issues in the City of San Marcos''', were on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California|November 4, 2008 ballot]] for voters in the City of San Marcos in [[San Diego County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Diego County]], California.
 
{{TOCnestright}}Two ballot measures, '''Propositions N and O''', pertaining to '''land use issues in the City of San Marcos''', were on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California|November 4, 2008 ballot]] for voters in the City of San Marcos in [[San Diego County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Diego County]], California.
  
'''Prop N was approved with 69% of the vote, and Prop O was defeated with 36.95% of the vote.'''
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Proposition N was '''approved''' and Proposition O was '''defeated.'''
  
'''Proposition N''' says, "Shall ordinance No. 2006-1258, adopted by the City Council establishing the Ridgeline Protection & Management Overlay Zone, be approved by the voters of the City of San Marcos and be further amended to require ratification by the voters of the City for any future modifications?"
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'''Proposition N''' authorized development of the Ridgeline Protection & Management Overlay Zone.
  
'''Proposition O''' is also known as the '''San Marcos Growth Management and Neighborhood Protection Act'''. It says, "Shall an ordinance be adopted amending the San Marcos General Plan to require voter approval of certain general plan amendments modifying or changing land use categories or designations?"
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'''Proposition O''', also known as the '''San Marcos Growth Management and Neighborhood Protection Act''', if it had been approved, would have required voter pre-approval of most changes to the city's zoning and land use designations. Proposition O was similar to one that Escondido voters approved in 1998.
  
Proposition O is similar to one that Escondido voters approved in 1998, called Proposition S.
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==Proposition N==
  
==Support for O==
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===Ballot question===
  
The group supporting '''O''' is called the '''San Marcos Chamber of Citizens'''.
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  text = '''PROPOSITION N:''' "Shall ordinance No. 2006-1258, adopted by the City Council establishing the Ridgeline Protection & Management Overlay Zone, be approved by the voters of the City of San Marcos and be further amended to require ratification by the voters of the City for any future modifications?"
  
==Opposition to O==
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==Proposition O==
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===Support===
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The group supporting '''O''' was called the '''San Marcos Chamber of Citizens'''.
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===Opposition===
  
 
Those opposed to Measure O formed an opposition committee called '''San Marcos Association of Residents and Taxpayers'''.  Through October 9, they had assembled over $90,000 to spend on the campaign, versus the approximately $2,000 raised by Measure O's supporters.<ref>[http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2008/10/08/news/inland/san_marcos/z53b7351242eb3450882574dd00087593.txt ''North County Times'', "Reports show 'No on O' campaign has spent more than $90K so far", October 8, 2008]</ref>
 
Those opposed to Measure O formed an opposition committee called '''San Marcos Association of Residents and Taxpayers'''.  Through October 9, they had assembled over $90,000 to spend on the campaign, versus the approximately $2,000 raised by Measure O's supporters.<ref>[http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2008/10/08/news/inland/san_marcos/z53b7351242eb3450882574dd00087593.txt ''North County Times'', "Reports show 'No on O' campaign has spent more than $90K so far", October 8, 2008]</ref>
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Escondido Mayor Lori Holt Pfeiler and Councilman Dick Daniels were opposed to Measure O, saying that it is "impractical and harm the city's progress."<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080926/news_1mc26smpropo.html ''San Diego Union Tribune'', "Pair lend support to anti-O group", September 26, 2008]</ref>
 
Escondido Mayor Lori Holt Pfeiler and Councilman Dick Daniels were opposed to Measure O, saying that it is "impractical and harm the city's progress."<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080926/news_1mc26smpropo.html ''San Diego Union Tribune'', "Pair lend support to anti-O group", September 26, 2008]</ref>
  
Others in opposition to O are:
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Others in opposition to O were:
  
 
* San Marcos Association of Residents and Taxpayers
 
* San Marcos Association of Residents and Taxpayers
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* Deputy Sheriffs Association of San Diego County
 
* Deputy Sheriffs Association of San Diego County
 
* Karen Haynes, President, California State University, San Marcos
 
* Karen Haynes, President, California State University, San Marcos
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===Ballot question===
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''PROPOSITION O:''' "Shall an ordinance be adopted amending the San Marcos General Plan to require voter approval of certain general plan amendments modifying or changing land use categories or designations?"
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==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 08:17, 22 December 2012

Two ballot measures, Propositions N and O, pertaining to land use issues in the City of San Marcos, were on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of San Marcos in San Diego County, California.

Proposition N was approved and Proposition O was defeated.

Proposition N authorized development of the Ridgeline Protection & Management Overlay Zone.

Proposition O, also known as the San Marcos Growth Management and Neighborhood Protection Act, if it had been approved, would have required voter pre-approval of most changes to the city's zoning and land use designations. Proposition O was similar to one that Escondido voters approved in 1998.

Proposition N

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

PROPOSITION N: "Shall ordinance No. 2006-1258, adopted by the City Council establishing the Ridgeline Protection & Management Overlay Zone, be approved by the voters of the City of San Marcos and be further amended to require ratification by the voters of the City for any future modifications?"[1]

Proposition O

Support

The group supporting O was called the San Marcos Chamber of Citizens.

Opposition

Those opposed to Measure O formed an opposition committee called San Marcos Association of Residents and Taxpayers. Through October 9, they had assembled over $90,000 to spend on the campaign, versus the approximately $2,000 raised by Measure O's supporters.[2]

Escondido Mayor Lori Holt Pfeiler and Councilman Dick Daniels were opposed to Measure O, saying that it is "impractical and harm the city's progress."[3]

Others in opposition to O were:

  • San Marcos Association of Residents and Taxpayers
  • San Diego County Taxpayers Association
  • San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
  • San Marcos Economic Development Corporation
  • San Marcos Firefighters Association
  • San Marcos Mobilehome Residents Association
  • Deputy Sheriffs Association of San Diego County
  • Karen Haynes, President, California State University, San Marcos

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

PROPOSITION O: "Shall an ordinance be adopted amending the San Marcos General Plan to require voter approval of certain general plan amendments modifying or changing land use categories or designations?"[1]

See also

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  2. North County Times, "Reports show 'No on O' campaign has spent more than $90K so far", October 8, 2008
  3. San Diego Union Tribune, "Pair lend support to anti-O group", September 26, 2008