City of La Mesa Sales Tax Increase, Proposition L (November 2008)
It asked voters to adopt an ordinance enacting a 3/4 cent sales tax that would last for twenty years.
Proposition L was approved with 55.12% of the vote.
The language on the ballot said:
- "To maintain essential City services including natural disaster response/preparedness programs; youth anti-gang/anti-drug prevention; retaining quality firefighters/paramedics and police officers; increasing street paving/pothole repair; enhancing trolley station security; maintaining the senior community center, after school tutoring and recreation programs; and other general services shall the City sales tax be increased by three-quarters of a cent, requiring annual audits, public expenditure reports, with 20 year expiration?"