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A '''San Ramon Urban Growth Boundary, Measure W''' ballot proposition is on the {{nov02ca2010}} for voters in the City of San Ramon in {{contra costa}}.<ref>[http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15607077 ''Contra Costa Times'', "San Ramon to decide rebuttal arguments to urban growth boundary measure", July 26, 2010]</ref>
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{{tnr}}A '''San Ramon Urban Growth Boundary, Measure W''' ballot proposition is on the {{nov02ca2010}} for voters in the City of San Ramon in {{contra costa}}.<ref>[http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15607077 ''Contra Costa Times'', "San Ramon to decide rebuttal arguments to urban growth boundary measure", July 26, 2010]</ref>
  
 
The ballot measure asks voters to approve an update to the citiy's 2030 General Plan. The 2030 General Plan is the city's land-use planning guide.  The proposed update to the plan would include a provision extending the city's urban growth boundary to 1,600 acres of agricultural open space in the Tassajara Valley.<ref>[http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15621181 ''Contra Costa Times'', "San Ramon moves forward with growth measure", July 28, 2010]</ref>
 
The ballot measure asks voters to approve an update to the citiy's 2030 General Plan. The 2030 General Plan is the city's land-use planning guide.  The proposed update to the plan would include a provision extending the city's urban growth boundary to 1,600 acres of agricultural open space in the Tassajara Valley.<ref>[http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15621181 ''Contra Costa Times'', "San Ramon moves forward with growth measure", July 28, 2010]</ref>
  
 
Some environmental groups oppose extending the urban growth boundary.  Extending the boundary would mean that urban development could occur on land where it is currently prohibited.
 
Some environmental groups oppose extending the urban growth boundary.  Extending the boundary would mean that urban development could occur on land where it is currently prohibited.
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==Ballot question==
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  text = General Plan 2030. To plan for the future, shall an ordinance be adopted to: approve General Plan 2030; extend Ordinance 197 policies and procedures to 2015 to protect ridgelines, creeks, and open space; expand the Ridgeline Creek Protection Zone map; and extend the Urban Growth Boundary to enhance local control while preserving our quality of life?
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Revision as of 07:51, 4 September 2010

A San Ramon Urban Growth Boundary, Measure W ballot proposition is on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of San Ramon in Contra Costa County.[1]

The ballot measure asks voters to approve an update to the citiy's 2030 General Plan. The 2030 General Plan is the city's land-use planning guide. The proposed update to the plan would include a provision extending the city's urban growth boundary to 1,600 acres of agricultural open space in the Tassajara Valley.[2]

Some environmental groups oppose extending the urban growth boundary. Extending the boundary would mean that urban development could occur on land where it is currently prohibited.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

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

General Plan 2030. To plan for the future, shall an ordinance be adopted to: approve General Plan 2030; extend Ordinance 197 policies and procedures to 2015 to protect ridgelines, creeks, and open space; expand the Ridgeline Creek Protection Zone map; and extend the Urban Growth Boundary to enhance local control while preserving our quality of life?

External links

References

  1. Contra Costa Times, "San Ramon to decide rebuttal arguments to urban growth boundary measure", July 26, 2010
  2. Contra Costa Times, "San Ramon moves forward with growth measure", July 28, 2010

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