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Santa Barbara County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Directory of Santa Barbara County, CA Measures
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Measure B2000. Occupancy Tax Increase -- City of Santa Barbara
23271 / 70.76% Yes votes
9616 / 29.24% No votes
Shall the ordinance that imposes an additional transient occupancy tax (hotel bed tax) in the amount of 2% of the rent charged to hotel guests and provides that the proceeds must be used to fund creek restoration and clean water programs to improve the quality of the water that flows to the ocean be adopted?

Measure C2000. School District Bond Measure -- Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
23595 / 67.92% Yes votes
11143 / 32.08% No votes
To construct one new comprehensive high school to relieve classroom overcrowding throughout the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District, upgrade electrical wiring to accommodate computers and modern technology, replace temporary portables, construct permanent classrooms, repair and modernize school classroom facilities, upgrade 35-year-old plumbing and heating and ventilation systems, acquire land and school facilities, and make the District eligible to receive State matching funds, shall the District issue $30 million of bonds at interest rates below the legal limit?

Measure D2000. School District Bond Measure -- Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District
4998 / 54.93% Yes votes
4101 / 45.07% No votes
To construct and acquire permanent classrooms and facilities, to construct a new technology/library center, make the District eligible for State matching funds, build science labs, upgrade classroom electrical systems to provide students with increased computer access, and repair existing facilities shall the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District issue $28 million of bonds at the lowest possible interest rate?

Measure F2000. Charter Measure -- City of Santa Maria
9565 / 57.39% Yes votes
7101 / 42.61% No votes
Shall the charter be adopted making the City of Santa Maria a charter city so that the laws of the City of Santa Maria shall prevail over state law with respect to municipal affairs?

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