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San Mateo County, CA November 6, 2007 Election
Directory of San Mateo County, CA Measures
County Results as of Dec 19 5:40pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (493/493)
24.4% Countywide Voter Turnout (75,394/309,513)

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Measure A. Burlingame Schools Safety and Repair Measure -- Burlingame School District (Bond Measure - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 3,650 / 63.9% Yes votes ...... 2,062 / 36.1% No votes
To maintain excellent local schools, fix leaky deteriorated roofs, improve fire safety, repair and upgrade classrooms, heating/ventilation systems for energy efficiency, and update science, computer, and instructional technology, shall Burlingame Elementary School District issue $48.3 million of bonds at legal rates to renovate, acquire, construct, repair, and equip local neighborhood schools, sites, and facilities, with required independent financial audits, citizens' oversight and no money for administrators' salaries?

Measure B. Business License Tax -- City of South San Francisco (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,865 / 73.0% Yes votes ...... 1,800 / 27.0% No votes
To provide needed funding for general city services, including police, fire, street and park maintenance, and library programs, shall an ordinance be adopted increasing the annual business license tax for most business types, resulting in a $10 per employee annual increase for most businesses, and automatically adjusting all business license tax rates annually for inflation?

Measure C. Ordinance -- City of South San Francisco (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,205 / 63.5% Yes votes ...... 2,420 / 36.5% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted establishing an eight percent tax on commercial parking that would be imposed only as an alternative to the existing eight percent business license tax on commerical parking facilities?

Measure D. Ordinance -- City of Redwood City (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 5,738 / 80.0% Yes votes ...... 1,438 / 20.0% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 2316 be adopted to reduce the rate of Redwood City's utility users' tax on telecommunication and video services from 5% to 4%; to modernize the telecommunication and video service definitions so that taxpayers are treated the same regardless of technology used; which tax has been used to maintain the city's storm drain system, repair and replacement of broken sidewalks and repaving of city streets with all expenditures subject to annual aduit and to ratify and approve the past collection of the Tax?

Measure E. Charter Amendment -- City of Redwood City (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 5,807 / 81.1% Yes votes ...... 1,355 / 18.9% No votes
Shall specified sections of the City Charter be amended to extend the term of office of planning commissioner and library board member from three (3) years to four (4) years and to reduce the term of office of port members from five (5) years to four (4) years?

Measure F. General Tax -- City of San Bruno (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 2,570 / 49.1% Yes votes ...... 2,667 / 50.9% No votes
To enhance public services and city facilities - such as maintaining police, fire, paramedic, and disaster preparedness; building a new public library with disabled access and space for childrens' programs; and maintaining and improving streets and sidewalks, recreational facilities, and senior programs - and for other general city purposes, shall the City of San Bruno be authorized to enact a half-cent sales tax, with all proceeds placed in the City's general fund, and with an independent citizens' oversight committee?

Measure G. Appropriations Limit -- Menlo Park Fire Protection District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,594 / 73.6% Yes votes ...... 1,646 / 26.4% No votes
Shall the appropriations limit applicable to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, currently set at $25,000,000 pursuant to Measure O approved by the electors of the district on November 7, 2006, increase to $40,000,000 for a period of four years from the date of the election?

Measure H. Fire Protection, Fire Prevention, and Emergency Medical Responses Services Special Tax -- Colma Fire Protection District (2/3 Approval Required)
634 / 67.1% Yes votes ...... 311 / 32.9% No votes
To provide fire protection, fire prevention, emergency medical response services and all other authorized District activities, shall Resolution 2007/2008-01 of the Colma Fire Protection District, replacing the present special tax on real property with a new special tax commencing July 1, 2008, at the rate specified in the tax schedule and annually reviewed, with exemptions for residents 65 and older and for certain property exempted by law, and increasing the appropriations limit of the District each year by an amount equal to the levy of the tax for that year be approved?

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