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A '''San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment, Measure A''' ballot proposal will be on the [[November 3, 2009 ballot measures in California|November 3, 2009 ballot]] in [[San Francisco County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]].<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/under-the-dome/One-ballot-measure-goes-forth-another-fizzles-50649387.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "One ballot lives, another fizzles", July 13, 2009]</ref>
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{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment, Proposition A''' ballot question was on the [[November 3, 2009 ballot measures in California|November 3, 2009 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]], where it was '''approved.'''<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/under-the-dome/One-ballot-measure-goes-forth-another-fizzles-50649387.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "One ballot lives, another fizzles", July 13, 2009]</ref>
  
The proposed measure would:
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Measure A:
  
* Institute a two-year budgetary cycle
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* Instituted a two-year budgetary cycle
* Allow the adoption of a 5-year financial plan.
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* Required the adoption of a 5-year financial plan.
* Adopt various financial policies
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* Adopted various financial policies
 
* Set a deadline for the submission of MOUs for all labor unions.
 
* Set a deadline for the submission of MOUs for all labor unions.
  
==External links==
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==Election results==
  
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition A
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| yes = 68,270
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| yespct = 69.89
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| no = 29,414
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| nopct = 30.11
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| image =
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50.0
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}}
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:''These final, certified, results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1843 San Francisco County elections office].''
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==Support==
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Proposition A was supported by a majority of San Francisco's supervisors and by [[Gavin Newsom]].  Newsom said that getting Proposition A passed was his  "No. 1 priority."<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/26/BA3C1AATJ4.DTL#ixzz0V8phZ4Ts ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "S.F. ballot skips tax measures", October 27, 2009]</ref>
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==Ballot question==
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''Proposition A:''' "Shall the City: establish a two-year budget cycle; be required to adopt a five-year financial plan; be required to adopt long-range financial policies and require that the budget comply with these policies; permit the Controller to certify the availability of funds for a contract if the Controller determines funds will be available when due; change deadlines for submitting and adopting labor agreements; and allow the Board to decide how to publish required public notices?"
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}}
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==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
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* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/elections_index.asp?id=92589 Election results for Measure A]
 
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/bdsupvrs/committees/materials/090622.pdf Text of proposed charter amendment]
 
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/bdsupvrs/committees/materials/090622.pdf Text of proposed charter amendment]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[category:California 2009 local ballot measures]]
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[[Category:City budget, California, 2009]]

Revision as of 09:23, 12 February 2013

A San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment, Proposition A ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot in San Francisco, where it was approved.[1]

Measure A:

  • Instituted a two-year budgetary cycle
  • Required the adoption of a 5-year financial plan.
  • Adopted various financial policies
  • Set a deadline for the submission of MOUs for all labor unions.

Election results

Proposition A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 68,270 69.89%
No29,41430.11%
These final, certified, results are from the San Francisco County elections office.

Support

Proposition A was supported by a majority of San Francisco's supervisors and by Gavin Newsom. Newsom said that getting Proposition A passed was his "No. 1 priority."[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposition A: "Shall the City: establish a two-year budget cycle; be required to adopt a five-year financial plan; be required to adopt long-range financial policies and require that the budget comply with these policies; permit the Controller to certify the availability of funds for a contract if the Controller determines funds will be available when due; change deadlines for submitting and adopting labor agreements; and allow the Board to decide how to publish required public notices?"

External links

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