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Contra Costa County, CA November 8, 2005 Election
Directory of Contra Costa County, CA Measures
County Results as of Nov 23 10:05am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (556/556)
57.0% Countywide Voter Turnout (281,058/492,656)

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Measure J. School Bond -- West Contra Costa Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 30,013 / 56.85% Yes votes ...... 22,776 / 43.15% No votes
To continue repairning all school facilities, improve classroom safety and technology, and relieve overcrowding shall the West Contra Costa Unified School District issue $400 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with annual audits and a citizens' oversight committee to monitor that funds are spent accordingly, and upon receipt of a waiver of the District's statutory debt limit from the State Board of Education, if required?

Measure K. Development Plan -- City of Antioch (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 12,612 / 59.70% Yes votes ...... 8,513 / 40.30% No votes
Shall the electors adopt the City of Antioch Growth Control, Traffic Relief, Voter-Approved Urban Limit Line, and Roddy Ranch Development General Plan Reduction Initiative Ordinance?

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Measure L. Urban Limit Line -- City of Brentwood (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 5,151 / 49.22% Yes votes ...... 5,314 / 50.78% No votes
Shall the voters approve the City of Brentwood Voter Approved Urban Limit Line measure, which would amend the City of Brentwood's General Plan by creating an Urban Limit Line to guide future growth and development in a manner consistent with the General Plan and should qualify the City of Brentwood to receive Measure J's "return to source" funds from the Contra Costa Transportation Authoirity for improvements to local streets and roads?

Measure M. Bond -- City of Clayton (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 2,084 / 45.06% Yes votes ...... 2,541 / 54.94% No votes
Shall the City Council be authorized to levy a special landscape tax for 15 years, issue no more than $2,800,000 in improvement bonds, and finance public services and facilities through Community Facilities District 2005-1 (replacing existing District 1997-1) in the initial annual amount of $365.00 per residential parcel and non-residential acre (subject to annual CPI increases), for public landscaping, weed abatement, trails, downtown park, fountain and related costs; and shall the District's first year appropriations limit be $1,616,000?

Measure N. Office of City Clerk -- City of Pittsburg (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 4,417 / 42.85% Yes votes ...... 5,892 / 57.15% No votes
Shall the office of city clerk be appointive?

Measure O. Office of City Treasurer -- City of Pittsburg (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 4,319 / 41.79% Yes votes ...... 6,016 / 58.21% No votes
Shall the office of city treasurer be appointive?

Measure P. City General Plan and Zoning Map -- City of Pittsburg (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 5,577 / 51.75% Yes votes ...... 5,199 / 48.25% No votes
Shall the voters of the City of Pittsburg approve a proposal to amend the City General Plan and Zoning Map by: (1) establishing a voter-approved urban limit line, which could only be changed by a vote of the people; (2) prezoning certain lands outside the City limits; (3) adding a new General Plan goal; and (4) modifying other General Plan text and diagrams, as further described in the proposal?

Measure Q. Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance -- City of Richmond (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 6,843 / 34.88% Yes votes ...... 12,778 / 65.12% No votes
Shall the ordinance amending the City of Richmond Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance to increase the tax rate by one-half percent (1/2%) be adopted?

Measure R. Bond -- City of Walnut Creek (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 16,133 / 61.53% Yes votes ...... 10,087 / 38.47% No votes
To replace the outdated, undersized, worn out downtown library with a new library accessible to all, with adequate space for books and materials, children's reading programs, a computer, homework and tutoring center for local students, and the space and equipment to offer computer and Internet programs for adults and seniors, shall the City of Walnut Creek issue $21 million of bonds to build a new downtown library, adjoining plaza and parking for the new library and Civic Park?

Measure S. Appropriations Limit -- County Service Area R-7, Zone A (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 3,383 / 67.31% Yes votes ...... 1,643 / 32.69% No votes
Shall the appropriations limit under California Article XIII-B for County Service Area R-7A (Alamo Parks and Recreation) be increased to $990,000 and adjusted for changes in the cost-of-living and population, with the increase effective for the Fiscal Years 2006/2007 through 2009/2010 (inclusive) to provide for the expenditure of funds that will be available to the Service Area during the stated fiscal years?

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