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Fresno County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Directory of Fresno County, CA Measures
County Results as of Dec 4 2:00pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (680/680)
53.9% Countywide Voter Turnout (179578/333117)

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Measure A. School Board Measure -- Selma Unified School District (55%)
Pass: 3091 / 70.09% Yes votes ...... 1319 / 29.91% No votes
To improve the quality of education, shall Selma Unified School District be authorized to construct and modernize classrooms and school facilities to relieve student overcrowding, replace deteriorating plumbing and sewer systems, upgrade fire alarm systems, install outdoor lighting to improve safety and security, and make the District eligible to receive up to $4,000,000 in State-matching funds by issuing $23,800,000 in bonds, at legal rates with annual audits, an independent citizens' oversight committee and NO money for administrators' salaries?

Measure B. Service Agreement -- North Central Fire Protection District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 7391 / 67.03% Yes votes ...... 3635 / 32.97% No votes
Should the North Central Fire Protection District enter into a Service Agreement for fire protection with the city of Fresno?

Measure C. Transportation Tax -- County of Fresno (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 121655 / 77.73% Yes votes ...... 34847 / 22.27% No votes
To repair potholes, improve/construct local streets/highways; Reduce air pollution through new clean fuel school buses, including child safety seatbelts; Support regional economy; Reduce emergency response times; Improve highways 99, 41, 168, 180; Reduce congestion; Improve public safety; Improve transit, senior/disabled services, transportation choices; match state/federal funds; Provide citizen oversight/annual audits, shall Fresno County Transportation Authority continue, but not increase, existing half-cent sales tax for 20 years, per locally adopted Expenditure Plan?

Measure E. Continuing repair, improvement and emergency care measure -- Sierra Kings Health Care District (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 4434 / 69.21% Yes votes ...... 1973 / 30.79% No votes
To accommodate growing healthcare demands by: Updating medical technology; Reducing further emergency room overcrowding, x-ray and test wait times; Building children and adult health centers; Meeting mandatory earthquake including handicap accessibility standards; upgrading birthing center; and Continuing essential hospital upgrades; shall Sierra Kings Health Care District issue $20 million of bonds, with annual financial audits, citizen's oversight and no money for administrators' salaries?

Measure F. Utility Tax -- City of Fowler (Advisory Vote - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 814 / 84.62% Yes votes ...... 148 / 15.38% No votes
This measure is not a tax. It is an advisory measure which states the Fowler City voters' preference that any voter approved continuation of the existing utility users tax be used only to fund the City of Fowler fire and police departments and park and recreational facilities, to help ensure that these services will continue to be provided at the current or an improved level.

Measure G. Utility Users Tax -- City of Fowler (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 550 / 65.87% Yes votes ...... 285 / 34.13% No votes
Shall the existing utility users tax approved by the Fowler voters in 2002 be continued at the current rate of five percent (5%) upon residential users of electricity and gas, three percent (3%) upon commercial, industrial, and agricultural users of electricity and gas, and five percent (5%) of the base service rate upon all users of telephone service in the City of Fowler, as set forth in Ordinance Nos. 1999-06, 2002- 04, and 2006-04?

Measure K. School Board Measure -- Kings Canyon Unified School District (55%)
Pass: 4863 / 60.54% Yes votes ...... 3170 / 39.46% No votes
To improve the quality of education, shall the Kings Canyon Joint Unified School District be authorized to construct a library media center at Reedley High School, an Elementary School in Reedley, Orange Cove High School music building, student support facilities including cafeterias/multipurpose buildings, make health and safety improvements, provide additional classrooms to reduce overcrowding, and qualify the District for $8,000,000 in State grants by issuing $32,000,000 in bonds within legal rates, with citizens' oversight, annual audits, and NO money for administrator or teacher salaries?

Measure S. Recreational Programs for Youth -- Cutler Orosi Unified School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 56 / 27.32% Yes votes ...... 149 / 72.68% No votes
To develop a recreation department within the Cutler-Orosi area to promote youth activities including sports, arts, music, and other experiences that develop young people into active, responsible citizens, shall Cutler- Orosi Joint Unified School District levy a tax of $100 per parcel for 10 years so long as the Cutler-Orosi School Board oversees the program?

Measure T. School Bond Measure -- Dinuba Unified School District (55%)
Fail: 4 / 50.00% Yes votes ...... 4 / 50.00% No votes
To relieve student overcrowding by building new classrooms, restrooms and schools, making repairs and improvements to schools throughout the District including science labs, roofing and electrical upgrades, and making the District eligible for approximately $16,000,000 in State matching funds, shall Dinuba Unified School District issue $37,000,000 of bonds at the lowest possible interest rates provided spending is annually reviewed by an independent citizens' oversight committee and no money is used for administrative salaries or taken by the State?

Measure W. School Bond Measure -- West Hills Community College District (55%)
Fail: 2699 / 51.12% Yes votes ...... 2581 / 48.88% No votes
To improve the quality of education for students and the community, shall West Hills Community College District improve classrooms and education facilities at all campuses, including constructing instructional buildings for computer, math and social science classes, upgrading technology, building a multipurpose wellness center, and a new Ag Expo/rodeo arena, by issuing up to $49,400,000 in bonds at legal rates and qualifying for over $79,000,000 in state matching funds not otherwise available, with annual audits, and a citizens' oversight committee?

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