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The campaign for a "no" vote on Measure Q had raised about $36,000 for their campaign through mid-October.  The California Association of Realtors contributed about $25,000 of that total.<ref name=saratoga>[http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_16471942?source=rss ''San Jose Mercury News'', "Outside money flows into Saratoga's Measure Q", October 31, 2010]</ref>
 
The campaign for a "no" vote on Measure Q had raised about $36,000 for their campaign through mid-October.  The California Association of Realtors contributed about $25,000 of that total.<ref name=saratoga>[http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_16471942?source=rss ''San Jose Mercury News'', "Outside money flows into Saratoga's Measure Q", October 31, 2010]</ref>
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Jeff Bell, president of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, says, "Measure Q is absolutely going to kill downtown development in Saratoga."<ref name=saratoga/>
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Saratoga city council candidates Chuck Page, Pragati Grover and Emily Lo are opposed to Measure Q.<ref name=saratoga/>
  
 
==Ballot question==
 
==Ballot question==

Revision as of 08:29, 31 October 2010

A City of Saratoga Building Heights Limit, Measure Q ballot proposition is on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Santa Clara County.

Supporters

Supporters of Measure Q say:

"In April, 2010, the City approved Ordinance #277, removing the 2-story height restriction on commercial buildings that had been in place for the 50+ year history of Saratoga!
Very Few Saratogans knew this was happening.
YES Measure Q will restore Saratoga’s history 2 story commercial height limit.

Jeff Schwartz, a leader in the "Yes on Q" campaign, says, "This is an issue about the future of the community."[1]

Opponents

The campaign for a "no" vote on Measure Q had raised about $36,000 for their campaign through mid-October. The California Association of Realtors contributed about $25,000 of that total.[1]

Jeff Bell, president of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, says, "Measure Q is absolutely going to kill downtown development in Saratoga."[1]

Saratoga city council candidates Chuck Page, Pragati Grover and Emily Lo are opposed to Measure Q.[1]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure Q: Shall the City of Saratoga adopt an ordinance setting a two-story limit for buildings on land in Commercial and Professional and Administrative Office zoning districts in the City and requiring voter approval of any future change to the two-story limit on those lands?[2]

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 San Jose Mercury News, "Outside money flows into Saratoga's Measure Q", October 31, 2010
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.