Emeryville Card Room Business License Tax, Measure K (November 2009)

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Location of Emeryville in Alameda County
An Emeryville Card Room Business License Tax, Measure K ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot for voters in the City of Emeryville in Alameda County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure K asked voters to increase the business license tax imposed on card rooms from 9% to 10% of gross receipts or $1,000 per table, whichever is greater.

Emeryville, located between Berkeley and Oakland, had a population of 9,727 as of a 2008 estimate.

Election results

Measure K
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,156 83.29%
No23216.71%
These final, certified, election results are from the Alameda County election office.

Support

The editorial board of the "Contra Costa Times" supported a "yes" vote on Measure K.[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure K: "To maintain the high quality of life and unique character of Emeryville, continue to fund emergency services, and fund other vital City services, shall the City of Emeryville increase the business license tax imposed on the business of operating, conducting, or managing a card room, from 9% of gross receipts per month or $1,000.00 per table per month, whichever is greater, to 10% of gross receipts per month or $1,000.00 per table per month, whichever is greater?"[3]

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References

  1. Contra Costa Times, "East Bay voters to head to polls Nov. 3," October 7, 2009
  2. Contra Costa Times, "Recommendations for Tuesday's East Bay election," October 30, 2009
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.