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A San Diego''' Marine Terminal Redevelopment Initiative''', also known as '''Proposition B''', appeared on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California|November 4 ballot]] in [[San Diego County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Diego, California]].  62,000 signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the ballot.<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080613-9999-1m13port.html ''Port opposes plan for development''], June 13, 2008</ref>
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{{tnr}}A '''San Diego Marine Terminal Redevelopment Initiative, Proposition B''' ballot question on the [[November 4, 2008 ballot measures in California|November 4 ballot]] for voters in the City of San Diego in [[San Diego County, California ballot measures#November 4|San Diego, California]], where it was '''overwhelmingly defeated.'''  
 
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'''Proposition B was defeated with 29.61% of the vote.'''
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The initiative called for various improvements at San Diego's 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, which is southeast of the San Diego Convention Center.  The improvements might have included a hotel, sports arena, a park, a stadium or some other project. If the ballot initiative is approved, the authority to make these these redevelopment decisions would bein the hands of the San Diego Port Commission.
 
The initiative called for various improvements at San Diego's 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, which is southeast of the San Diego Convention Center.  The improvements might have included a hotel, sports arena, a park, a stadium or some other project. If the ballot initiative is approved, the authority to make these these redevelopment decisions would bein the hands of the San Diego Port Commission.
  
Developer Richard Chase supported the ballot initiative.  Environmentalists and waterfront property owners objected to the proposed initiative.<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080408-0648-1bo08portbldgoppos.html ''San Diego Union-Tribune'', "Port building initiative encounters opposition"], April 8, 2008</ref>
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==Support==
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Developer Richard Chase supported the ballot initiative.   
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==Opposition==
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Environmentalists and waterfront property owners objected to the proposed initiative.<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080408-0648-1bo08portbldgoppos.html ''San Diego Union-Tribune'', "Port building initiative encounters opposition"], April 8, 2008</ref>
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==Ballot question==
  
 
The language on the ballot said:
 
The language on the ballot said:
  
 
:"Shall the San Diego Unified Port District's Master Plan be Amended by the Adoption of "The Port of San Diego Marine Freight Preservation and Bayfront Redevelopment Initiative?"
 
:"Shall the San Diego Unified Port District's Master Plan be Amended by the Adoption of "The Port of San Diego Marine Freight Preservation and Bayfront Redevelopment Initiative?"
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==Path to the ballot==
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62,000 signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the ballot.<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080613-9999-1m13port.html ''Port opposes plan for development''], June 13, 2008</ref>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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Revision as of 05:34, 21 December 2012

A San Diego Marine Terminal Redevelopment Initiative, Proposition B ballot question on the November 4 ballot for voters in the City of San Diego in San Diego, California, where it was overwhelmingly defeated.

The initiative called for various improvements at San Diego's 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, which is southeast of the San Diego Convention Center. The improvements might have included a hotel, sports arena, a park, a stadium or some other project. If the ballot initiative is approved, the authority to make these these redevelopment decisions would bein the hands of the San Diego Port Commission.

Support

Developer Richard Chase supported the ballot initiative.

Opposition

Environmentalists and waterfront property owners objected to the proposed initiative.[1]

Ballot question

The language on the ballot said:

"Shall the San Diego Unified Port District's Master Plan be Amended by the Adoption of "The Port of San Diego Marine Freight Preservation and Bayfront Redevelopment Initiative?"

Path to the ballot

62,000 signatures were submitted to qualify the measure for the ballot.[2]

External links

References