Town of Portola Valley Open Space Appropriations, Measure R (November 2009)
Measure R authorized a change in the Town of Portola Valley's appropriations limit for each of the four fiscal years starting on July 1, 2010 by the amount of money that would/will be raised in those years by the 2% utility user’s tax that funds open-space projects.
- These final, certified, results are from the San Mateo County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|Measure R: "Only if Town of Portola Valley Proposition Q adjusting the Town’s Appropriation limit passes shall the Town additionally adjust the appropriations limit each fiscal year commencing July 1, 2010 by the amount of money collected from imposition of the 2% Utility Users Tax (for open space purposes only) during the time of its levy and collection, provided authorization to adjust the appropriations limit shall not exceed four years from the end of Fiscal Year 2009-2010?"|
- Portola Valley Councilman Steve Toben.
About Portola Valley
Portola Valley is an incorporated town in San Mateo County with a population of about 4,400 as of the 2000 census. It is one of the top forty wealthiest towns in the United States, with a median household income of $158,217 a year. Within the State of California, Portola Valley is ranked as the sixth wealthiest place.
- Town of Portola Valley Appropriations Limit, Measure Q (November 2009)
- Town of Portola Valley Utility Users Tax, Measure P (November 2009)
- Analysis of Measure R
- Argument in favor of Measure R
- Argument against Measure R
- San Mateo local ballot measures, November 2009
- Measure R election results
- The Almanac, "Guest opinion for Portola Valley tax," October 22, 2009