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Santa Clara County, CA June 2, 1998 Primary

Directory of Santa Clara County, CA Measures


Measure A County Charter Amendments -- County of Santa Clara
118,722 / 62.4% Yes votes
71,462 / 37.6% No votes
Shall the County of Santa Clara amend the following sections of the County Charter: Article III, Section 301, paragraph (b), and Article VII,Section 701, paragraph (a), lines #4 and #5; Article II, Section 203; Article II, Section 206; Article VII, Section 705, Article II, Section 202; Article III, Section 301, Article V, Section 507, Article VIII, Section 803, Article V, Section 503, Article VI, Section 601, and Article VII, Sections 701, 704 and 709?

Measure B School Bonds -- Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District
10,958 / 80.6% Yes votes
2,644 / 19.4% No votes
To improve health and safety conditions of Los Gatos and Saratoga High Schools; replace inadequate or unsafe electrical and heating systems; repair deteriorated roofs, plumbing and sewer systems; reduce dangers from earthquakes with seismic upgrades; upgrade class-rooms and restrooms; acquire, construct, repair and modernize school facilities; relieve overcrowding and comply with health and safety codes, shall the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District issue $79 million of bonds at interest rates within the legal limit?

Measure C Redevelopment Plan -- City of Morgan Hill
4,079 / 70.9% Yes votes
1,673 / 29.1% No votes
ADVISORY VOTE ONLY. THIS MEASURE DOES NOT INCREASE TAXES. Shall the Morgan Hill Redevelopment Plan be extended to accomplish, without bonded indebtedness, the following:
  • minimize flooding
  • build a new library and community center
  • build a new senior center
  • build an aquatics center
  • purchase land for a soccer complex
  • develop a sports complex
  • improve water, sewer, and street systems
  • reduce sewer and water debt charges
  • promote economic development
The plan amendment shall be for no more than $147 million.

Measure D Real Estate Development Agreement -- City of Santa Clara (Put on the ballot by referendum petition.)
10,720 / 64.0% Yes votes
6,040 / 36.0% No votes
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?

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