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Los Angeles County, CA April 10, 2012 Election
Directory of Los Angeles County, CA Measures
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Measure 12-1. Utility User Tax Increase Ordinance -- City of Sierra Madre (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Uncertified Election-Night Results
Fail: 1008 / 39.4% Yes votes ...... 1553 / 60.6% No votes
Shall an Ordinance be adopted amending the City's existing Utility Users' Tax to continue the existing 10% tax, subject to a potential increase of 12% on July 1, 2013, in order to maintain general City services such as public safety services, including paramedic programs, and to reflect technological advances in communications, continue existing exemptions to low and very low income households, establish new sunset dates and continue a citizen's oversight committee?

Measure 12-2. Utility User's Tax Advisory Measure -- City of Sierra Madre (Advisory - Advisory Vote Only)
Uncertified Election-Night Results
Fail: 1067 / 43.0% Yes votes ...... 1413 / 57.0% No votes
If Measure 12-1, to continue the exiting Utility Users' tax of 10%, subject to a potential increase to 12% in July 1, 2013 and establishing new sunset dates, is approved by the voters, should the additional revenue generated by that tax be used to fund public safety services, including paramedic programs?

Measure A. Utility User Tax -- City of Bradbury (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 75 / 41.9% Yes votes ...... 104 / 58.1% No votes
Shall an Ordinance be adopted imposing a Utility Users Tax of between 1% and 8.75% (first year being 8.4%) in order to maintain essential general city services and meet the obligations of State and Federal Mandates, establish exemptions for low or very low income households inhabited by at least one senior citizen or disabled person receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and automatically terminating in five (5) years?

Measure D. Hotel Tax -- City of Arcadia (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4219 / 78.8% Yes votes ...... 1133 / 21.2% No votes
Shall an ordinance amending the Arcadia Municipal Code to extend the period of occupancy subject to the Transient Occupancy (Hotel) Tax from 30 days to 90 days, and to apply the Tax to all rent charged by hotel operators, including online travel companies, for the transient occupancy of any hotel room, be adopted to help preserve general City services such as police and fire protection, street operations and maintenance, and library, parks and recreation services?

Measure P. Fire Department -- City of El Segundo (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 294 / 9.9% Yes votes ...... 2,669 / 90.1% No votes
Shall the ordinance amending El Segundo Municipal Code to transfer all functions of the El Segundo Fire Department to the Consolidated Fire Protection District of Los Angeles County (aka the Los Angeles County Fire Department) be adopted?

Measure X. Hotel Room Tax -- City of Culver City (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 3116 / 83.3% Yes votes ...... 626 / 16.7% No votes
To preserve funding of essential general city services including: public safety; street/park maintenance; senior services; job creation; business development; shall Culver City increase the existing Transient Occupancy Tax, ("hotel room tax"), charged only to persons who occupy hotel/motel rooms in Culver City, from 12% to 14% on July 1, 2012, with expenditures approved through general fund budgets adopted in open public hearings, subject to annual audits?

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