Articles Tagged With ‘ballot measures’




Battle against SLO’s rental inspection ordinance advances

By KAREN VELIE Councilman Dan Carpenter and two local attorneys unveiled a plan Monday to strike San Luis Obispo’s controversial rental inspection program through the initiative process. The proposed measure by Carpenter, Stew Jenkins and Dan Knight, says that the... (Continue reading)

Are Morro Bay officials attempting to chip away at Measure D?

OPINION by LINDA STEDJEE A Morro Bay law popularly known as “Measure D” is once again under serious assault by city government. Measure D can be modified or removed from the municipal code only by a vote of the people.... (Continue reading)

Who is spending what on California ballot measures?

A total of 17 statewide initiatives are on the November ballot, marking the most measures on a single ballot in California since March 2000. As of early August, donors have contributed almost $200 million to ballot measure campaigns. [LA Times]... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors put sales tax on the ballot

UPDATE: Video of the confrontation between supervisors Adam Hill and Lynn Compton at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor meeting on July 19 at the bottom of the article. ORIGINAL: Following a brief argument between supervisors Adam Hill... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors vote for sales tax initiative

Despite opposition from San Luis Obispo County supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton, a countywide transportation tax is heading full speed ahead toward the November ballot. The proposed ballot measure calls for a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council puts state water initiative on the ballot

Arroyo Grande voters will decide in November whether the city can acquire water from the California State Water Project. City officials say, in light of the drought, Arroyo Grande needs another water source. [Tribune] In 1990, Arroyo Grande voters approved... (Continue reading)

Atascadero city clerk and treasurer positions go up for votes

Atascadero voters will decide whether the city clerk and treasurer roles remain elected positions or will become jobs controlled by the city manager. The Atascadero City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to put the issue on the November ballot. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors endorse sales tax hike

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has given initial support toward placing a countywide half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. The tax initiative is intended to fund transportation projects and reduce traffic congestion. On Tuesday, the board... (Continue reading)

SLO County seeking sales tax increase

San Luis Obispo County officials have endorsed a half-cent sales tax initiative that may appear on the November ballot. The aim of the sales tax measure is too reduce traffic congestion. [Tribune] Last week, the San Luis Obispo Council of... (Continue reading)

Vote on Paso Robles water district scheduled

Property owners and registered voters in the Paso Robles groundwater basin will vote early next year on whether or not to form a water regulatory district. On Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors scheduled three separate vote-by-mail... (Continue reading)