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Two '''Redwood City Cargill Salt Works''' ballot measures will appear on the [[California 2008 local ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in The measure was on the ballot in [[San Mateo County, California ballot measures|San Mateo County]], [[California]].  
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Two '''Redwood City Cargill Salt Works''' ballot measures appeared on the [[California 2008 local ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Mateo County, California ballot measures|San Mateo County]], [[California]], for voters in Redwood City.
  
The ballot measures both relate to a pending Cargill development of the salt flats east of Highway 101.<ref>[http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=96006 ''The Daily Journal'', August 5, 2008]</ref>
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The ballot measures, '''Measure V''' and '''Measure W''' were both '''defeated.'''  Measure V got 49% of the vote and Measure W got 37.4% of the vote.
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Both measures relates to a pending Cargill development of the salt flats east of Highway 101.<ref>[http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=96006 ''The Daily Journal'', August 5, 2008]</ref>
  
 
==Save the Bay==
 
==Save the Bay==
  
One initiative is sponsored by Save the Bay.  This will:
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Measure W was sponsored by Save the Bay.  Measure W:
  
* Propose all development on open space be passed by Redwood City voters with a two-thirds majority.  
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* Proposed that all development on open space be passed by Redwood City voters with a two-thirds majority.  
* Permanently change the city’s charter — or constitution — by requiring all open space development changes go to a vote of the people.  
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* Would have permanently changed the city’s charter — or constitution — by requiring all open space development changes go to a vote of the people.  
* The change will affect 40 parcels of land in two zoning districts, the tidal plain and the Redwood Shores Bayfront, all city parks and the uses of five privately held areas of land: Cargill salt ponds; Docktown Marina; marsh land south of Galveston Drive, adjacent to Redwood Creek; wetland area of the Preserve at Redwood Shores; and Oracle’s parcel along Belmont slough.
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* The change would have affected 40 parcels of land in two zoning districts, the tidal plain and the Redwood Shores Bayfront, all city parks and the uses of five privately held areas of land: Cargill salt ponds; Docktown Marina; marsh land south of Galveston Drive, adjacent to Redwood Creek; wetland area of the Preserve at Redwood Shores; and Oracle’s parcel along Belmont slough.
  
 
==City-sponsored measure==
 
==City-sponsored measure==
  
The second ballot measure, put forward by the city council:
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The second ballot measure, Measure V, was put forward by the city council:
  
* Proposes any development of the Cargill Salt Works be passed by voters with a simple majority vote — 50 percent plus one.
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* Measure V proposed that any development of the Cargill Salt Works be passed by voters with a simple majority vote — 50 percent plus one.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
 
* [[California 2008 local ballot measures]]
 
* [[California 2008 local ballot measures]]
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==External links==
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* [http://www.protectredwoodcity.com/ No on Measure W, Protect Redwood City]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 16:29, 23 November 2008

Two Redwood City Cargill Salt Works ballot measures appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in San Mateo County, California, for voters in Redwood City.

The ballot measures, Measure V and Measure W were both defeated. Measure V got 49% of the vote and Measure W got 37.4% of the vote.

Both measures relates to a pending Cargill development of the salt flats east of Highway 101.[1]

Save the Bay

Measure W was sponsored by Save the Bay. Measure W:

  • Proposed that all development on open space be passed by Redwood City voters with a two-thirds majority.
  • Would have permanently changed the city’s charter — or constitution — by requiring all open space development changes go to a vote of the people.
  • The change would have affected 40 parcels of land in two zoning districts, the tidal plain and the Redwood Shores Bayfront, all city parks and the uses of five privately held areas of land: Cargill salt ponds; Docktown Marina; marsh land south of Galveston Drive, adjacent to Redwood Creek; wetland area of the Preserve at Redwood Shores; and Oracle’s parcel along Belmont slough.

City-sponsored measure

The second ballot measure, Measure V, was put forward by the city council:

  • Measure V proposed that any development of the Cargill Salt Works be passed by voters with a simple majority vote — 50 percent plus one.

See also

External links

References

  1. The Daily Journal, August 5, 2008