Kensington Community Services District Appropriations Limit, Measure E (June 2011)
The approval of Measure E means that the appropriations limit of the Kensington Police Protection and Community Services District will be increased to about $3.3 million for the 2011-2012 fiscal year, as well as the next two fiscal years.
The vote on Measure E was not a vote to increase taxes, but was rather a vote to allow the district to spend the tax money that has been collected.
Voters in this Community Services District have approved increases in the district's appropriations limit in 1984, 1986, 1990,1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006.
A simple majority vote was needed for approval.
Impact of vote
- A "yes" vote was a vote to approve the establishment of the appropriations limit for the stated fiscal years.
- A "no" vote was a vote to reject the establishment of the appropriations limit for the stated fiscal years.
- Election results from the Contra Costa County elections office as of 5:00 a.m. on June 8, 2011.
The official voter guide arguments in favor of Measure E were signed by the five directors of the Kensington Police Protection and Community Services District:
- Charles E. Toombs
- Richard W. Lloyd
- Cathie Elaine Kosel
- Mari E. Metcalf
- Linda Lipscomb
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|MEASURE E: Shall the appropriations limit of the Kensington Police Protection and Community Services District for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 be established at $3,305,662.00 and should the limit for that Fiscal Year (i.e., $3,305,662.00) be used to determine the limits for Fiscal Years 2012-2013 through 2014-2015?|
Cost of election
- See also: Costs of administering local elections
The cost of holding the election is estimated at somewhere between $5,000-$10,000.
- El Cerrito Patch, "Kensington Vote June 7 Could Affect Police, Other Services"
- Smart Voter Guide to Measure E
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.