Menlo Park Hotel Tax Increase, Measure K (November 2012)

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A Menlo Park Hotel Tax Increase ballot question was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters in Menlo Park in San Mateo County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure K increased the hotel/lodging tax paid by occupants of transient lodging facilities in Menlo Park from 10% to 12%.

Election results

Measure K
Approveda Yes 10,098 74.28%
Final official results from the San Mateo County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure K: "To partially restore the annual revenue loss of $1.2 million caused by the State's dissolution of the City's redevelopment agency, to maintain current City service levels for police, library, streets, sidewalks, storm drains, and parks and recreation facilities and programs, and to keep parity with neighboring cities' hotel tax rates, shall the City of Menlo Park adopt an ordinance to increase the transient occupancy tax on hotel guests from 10% to 12% effective January 1, 2013?"[2]

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  1. Mercury News, "Tax measures piling up on Bay Area ballots this November", August 11, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.