Santa Clara County, CA
June 2, 1998 Primary|
Real Estate Development Agreement
City of Santa Clara
Put on the ballot by referendum petition.
64.0% Yes votes ......
36.0% No votes
|Infomation shown below:
Yes/No Meaning |
Official Information |
Shall Ordinance No. 1706 approving a development agreement etween the City of Santa Clara and Sun Microsystems Corporatio for approximately 82 acres of State of California owned real property located at the northeast corner of Montague Expressway and Lafayette Street be adopted?
This ballot measure is before the voters as a result of a referendum
petition. The referendum is the right of the citizens to approve or reject a
legislative act. The challenged legislative act is Ordinance No. 1706.
Ordinance No. 1706 approved a "vested" development agreement
[Agreement] between the City of Santa Clara [City] and Sun Microsystems,
Inc. [Sun] for a proposed Sun development project on State-owned property
known as the Agnews Developmental Center - West Campus [Agnews Site]. The
proposed development is on 82.5 acres (of the Agnews Site's
approximately 331 total acres) and would consist of the construction of
approximately one million square feet of office space for a research and
development campus [Sun Project].
- A YES vote of this measure means:
- A majority of Yes votes on Measure D has the effect of approving
Ordinance No. 1706 and, hence, the Sun Agreement.
- A NO vote of this measure means:
- A majority of No votes on Measure D repeals Ordinance No. 1706
and annuls the Sun Agreement. If repealed, the City Council cannot again
enact the Ordinance for a year from the date of the election.
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