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November 6, 2012 Presidential General Election

Santa Cruz County Ballot Measures

 

 

Below is a list of local measures that have been called for the November 6, 2012 Presidential General Election. August 10, 2012 was the last day to call an election for November 6, 2012.

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Assigning Letters

Letters designating measures will be assigned by the elections official pursuant to Elections Code §13116. Letters will be assigned after the close of consolidations, which occurs 88 days before the election. Measures will be assigned in alphabetical order beginning with the letter following the last letter assigned in the previous election and continuing through Z, or as close to the end of the alphabet as possible to accommodate all measures filed for the current election. For example, if the previous election ended with measure V, and five measures are on the next ballot, the measures will be assigned A, B, C, D, E rather than W, X, Y, Z, A.

For districts that overlap into other counties, the lead county will assign a letter that will not conflict or confuse the voter. The letter assigned to these measures may not be in alphabetical order.

Measures will appear on the ballot in the following order pursuant to Elections Code §13109: County Board of Education, College, Unified Schools, High Schools, Elementary Schools, County, Cities, Districts. In order to allow for the most efficient use of space, the county elections official may vary the order of the measures.

Public Display

Pursuant to the Elections Code, the county elections official shall make a copy of arguments, analyses, rebuttals and ballot materials for measures on the November 6, 2012 ballot available for public examination in the county elections official's office for a period of 10 calendar days immediately following the deadline for submission of those materials. Original documents will be on public display at the Elections Department, 701 Ocean St., Room 210, Santa Cruz.

Any person may obtain a copy of the materials from the county elections official for use outside of the county elections official's office. The county elections official may charge a fee to any person obtaining a copy of the material. The fee may not exceed the actual cost incurred by the county elections official in providing the copy.

During the 10-calendar-day public examination period provided by this section, any voter of the jurisdiction in which the election is being held, or the county elections official, himself or herself, may seek a writ of mandate or an injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted. The writ of mandate or injunction request shall be filed no later than the end of the 10-calendar-day public examination period.

A peremptory writ of mandate or an injunction shall be issued only upon clear and convincing proof that the material in question is false, misleading, or inconsistent with this chapter, and that issuance of the writ or injunction will not substantially interfere with the printing or distribution of official election materials as provided by law.

The county elections official shall be named as respondent and the person or official who authored the material in question shall be named as real parties in interest. In the case of the county elections official bringing the mandamus or injunctive action, the board of supervisors of the county shall be named as the respondent and the person or official who authored the material in question shall be named as the real party in interest.

· Measure L - Pajaro Valley Unified School District Bond Measure

· Measure M - Pacific Elementary School District Bond Measure

· Measure N - County Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

· Measure O - City of Capitola Sales Tax Measure

· Measure P - City of Santa Cruz Desalinization Measure

· Measure Q - City of Santa Cruz Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

· Measure R - City of Watsonville Mobile Home Parks Rent Control Fee


Measure:

Measure L - PVUSD Bond

10-day public inspection:

August 1 to August 11, 2012

Sponsoring Group:

Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Address:

294 Green Valley Rd., Watsonville CA 95076

Contact:

Dorma Baker, Superintendent

Telephone:

831-786-2100

FAX:

831-761-6010

E-Mail:

Superintendent@pvusd.net

Tax Rate Statement Due:

August 10, 2012

10-day Public Inspection Period:

August 11 to August 20, 2012

Arguments (300 words) Due:

August 14, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

10-day Public Inspection:

August 15 to August 25, 2012

Rebuttals (250 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

Impartial Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

Fiscal Analysis (500 words) Due:

NA

10-day Public Inspection:

August 22 to Sept. 2, 2012

Argument in Favor Filed by:

Brett W. McFadden

PVUSD Asst Superintendent/CBO

831-786-2140

brett_mcfadden@pvusd.net

Argument Against Filed by:

The Senior Coalition

Tom Walsh, Executive Director

831-684-8172

scseniorcoalition@gmail.com

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Measure:

Measure M - Pacific Elementary School Bond

10-day public inspection:

August 2 to August 11, 2012

Sponsoring Group:

Pacific Elementary School District

Address:

50 Ocean St., Davenport, CA 95017

Contact:

Eric V. Bitter, Superintendent

Telephone:

831-425-7002

FAX:

831-425-3506

E-Mail:

ebitter@santacruz.k12.ca.us

Tax Rate Statement Due:

August 10, 2012

10-day Public Inspection Period:

August 11 to August 20, 2012

Arguments (300 words) Due:

August 14, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

10-day Public Inspection:

August 15 to August 25, 2012

Rebuttals (250 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

Impartial Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

Fiscal Analysis (500 words) Due:

NA

10-day Public Inspection:

August 22 to Sept. 2, 2012

Argument in Favor Filed by:

Eric V. Bitter

Superintendent/Principal

831-425-7002

ebitter@santacruz.k12.ca.us

Argument Against Filed by:

No argument against was filed.

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Measure:

Measure N - County Transient Occupancy Tax

10-day public inspection:

July 25 to August 4, 2012

Sponsoring Group:

County of Santa Cruz

Address:

701 Ocean Street, Room 500

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact:

Maggie Ivy, CEO

Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council

Telephone:

831/425-1234 Ext. 106

FAX:

831/425-1260

E-Mail:

mivy@santacruz.org

Tax Rate Statement Due:

NA

10-day Public Inspection Period:

NA

Arguments (300 words) Due:

August 14, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

10-day Public Inspection:

August 15 to August 25, 2012

Rebuttals (250 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

Impartial Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

Fiscal Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to County Elections

10-day Public Inspection:

August 22 to Sept. 2, 2012

Argument in Favor Filed by:

Argument Against Filed by:

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Measure:

Measure O - Capitola Sales Tax

10-day public inspection:

April 6 to April 15, 2012

Sponsoring Group:

City of Capitola

Address:

420 Capitola Ave., Capitola, CA 95010

Contact:

Susan Sneddon, City Clerk

Telephone:

831-475-7300

FAX:

831-479-8879

E-Mail:

ssneddon@ci.capitola.ca.us

Tax Rate Statement Due:

NA

10-day Public Inspection Period:

NA

Arguments (300 words) Due:

August 14, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

10-day Public Inspection:

August 15 to August 25, 2012

Rebuttals (250 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Impartial Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Fiscal Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

10-day Public Inspection:

August 22 to Sept. 2, 2012

Argument in Favor Filed by:

Capitola City Council

Michael Temini

831-475-7300

Michael@triadelectric.com

Argument Against Filed by:

Sandra Erickson

831-475-3369

serickson06@yahoo.com

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Measure:

Measure P - Santa Cruz Desalination Measure

10-day public inspection:

July 25 to August 4, 2012

Sponsoring Group:

City of Santa Cruz

Address:

809 Center Street, Room 9, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact:

Bren Lehr, City Clerk

Telephone:

831-420-5038

FAX:

831-420-5031

E-Mail:

blehr@cityofsantacruz.com

Tax Rate Statement Due:

NA

10-day Public Inspection Period:

NA

Arguments (300 words) Due:

August 14, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

10-day Public Inspection:

August 15 to August 25, 2012

Rebuttals (250 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Impartial Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Fiscal Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

10-day Public Inspection:

August 22 to Sept. 2, 2012

Argument in Favor Filed by:

Rick Longinotti

831-425-0341

Longinotti@baymoon.com

Argument Against Filed by:

Mike Rotkin

831-345-8469

openup@ucsc.edu

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Measure:

Measure Q - Santa Cruz Transient Occupancy Tax

10-day public inspection:

August 8 to August 17, 2012

Sponsoring Group:

City of Santa Cruz

Address:

809 Center Street, Room 9, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Contact:

Bren Lehr, City Clerk

Telephone:

831-420-5038

FAX:

831-420-5031

E-Mail:

blehr@cityofsantacruz.com

Tax Rate Statement Due:

NA

10-day Public Inspection Period:

NA

Arguments (300 words) Due:

August 14, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

10-day Public Inspection:

August 15 to August 25, 2012

Rebuttals (250 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Impartial Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Fiscal Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Argument in Favor Filed by:

Santa Cruz City Council

Hillary Bryant

831-420-5026

hbryant@cityofsantacruz.com

Argument Against Filed by:

No argument against was filed.

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Measure:

Measure R - Watsonville Mobile Home Parks

10-day public inspection:

August 11 to August 21, 2012

Sponsoring Group:

City of Watsonville

Address:

275 Main St., Suite 400, Watsonville CA 95076

Contact:

Beatriz Flores, City Clerk

Telephone:

831-768-3042

FAX:

831-761-0736

E-Mail:

beatriz.flores@cityofwatsonville.org

Tax Rate Statement Due:

NA

10-day Public Inspection Period:

NA

Arguments (300 words) Due:

August 14, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

10-day Public Inspection:

August 15 to August 25, 2012

Rebuttals (250 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Impartial Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Fiscal Analysis (500 words) Due:

August 21, 2012, 5 p.m. to City Clerk

Argument in Favor Filed by:

William Neighbors

831-722-2411

Argument Against Filed by:

No argument against was filed.

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