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Fresno County, CA November 8, 2016 Election
Directory of Fresno County, CA Measures
County Results as of Dec 6 9:57am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (592/592)
66.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (291890/437667)

Measures
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Measure A. General Obligation Bond Measure -- Sanger Unified School District (Neighborhood School Student Achievement, Safety and Repair Measure - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 11693 / 73.61% Yes votes ...... 4191 / 26.39% No votes
To maintain quality neighborhood schools and retain/attract qualified teachers by expanding, upgrading, constructing and equipping classrooms, including vocational/job training, and computer/science labs for Sanger students;repairing deteriorating classrooms/bathrooms; and upgrading disabled accessibility,security, fire safety; shall Sanger Unified issue $60,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, requiring audits, citizens' oversight, no money for administrator salaries and all money used locally?

Measure B. Sale and Transfer of Assets -- Kingsburg Tri-County Health Care District (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 2,632 / 47.8% Yes votes ...... 2,870 / 52.2% No votes
   2427 (48.21%) Yes / 2607 (51.79%) No in Fresno County
   205 (43.80%) Yes / 263 (56.20%) No in Tulare County
To provide mental health and/or other valuable professional services at the facility at 1200 Smith Street, Kingsburg, California, should the District complete the sale and transfer of said facilities and related assets for fair market value, as determined by an independent appraiser with no cost liability to taxpayers, to Kingsmith Investments, LLC or other buyer?

Measure C. School Bond -- Central Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 15060 / 71.32% Yes votes ...... 6055 / 28.68% No votes
To continue renovating, constructing and equipping existing classrooms and school facilities, building a new high school and elementary school, and to be eligible for State matching funds, shall $87,300,000 of Central Unified School District bonds, previously approved by voters in November 2008, be reauthorized through issuance of new bonds, with no increase in total authorized District debt, interest rates below legal limits, annual audits, citizen oversight, all funds spent on local schools and no money for administrator salaries?

Measure D. Term Limits -- City of Coalinga (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 2374 / 76.70% Yes votes ...... 721 / 23.30% No votes
Shall the City of Coalinga establish term limits for members of the City Council of the City of Coalinga, effective with the 2018 Council election, of no more than two consecutive four-year terms, either by election or appointment and following a minimum two year absence, a new two consecutive four-year term limit shall apply, as set forth in Ordinance No. 788?

Measure E. Annual Tax on Commericial Marijuana Operations -- City of Coalinga (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1903 / 61.49% Yes votes ...... 1192 / 38.51% No votes
Shall the City of Coalinga implement an annual tax of twenty-five ($25.00) per square foot for the first 3,000 square feet and then ten dollars ($10.00) per square foot for the remaining space utilized in connection with each commercial marijuana operation, as set forth in Ordinance No. 789?

Measure G. Authorize, Regulate and Tax a Single Marijuana Dispensary -- City of Coalinga (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1676 / 53.75% Yes votes ...... 1442 / 46.25% No votes
Shall the City of Coalinga authorize and regulate a single marijuana dispensary to be located in the City of Coalinga and, if authorized, impose a dispensary gross receipts tax, as set forth in Ordinance No. 789?

Measure H. School Repair and Student Safety Measure -- Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District (School Bond - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 1238 / 82.98% Yes votes ...... 254 / 17.02% No votes
To repair aging classrooms; remove asbestos/lead paint; upgrade school safety/security; water conservation/ recycling systems; improve agricultural education; technology,computer/science labs, vocational programs; repair, construct/retrofit classrooms, sites/equipment; maintain student health/safety and retain/attract quality teachers, shall Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified issue $15,000,000 in bonds , at legal rates, requiring independent annual audits, citizens' oversight, no administrator salaries, preventing Sacramento from taking funds, and keeping all funds local?

Measure J. School Safety And Classroom Repair -- Fowler Unified School District (School Bond - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 2329 / 78.18% Yes votes ...... 650 / 21.82% No votes
To repair aging classrooms and facilities, deteriorating roofs, plumbing, and electrical systems, upgrade classrooms, science labs, career training facilities, and computer systems, and acquire, renovate, construct and equip facilities to support student achievement in reading, math, science, technology, the arts, and skilled trades, shall the Fowler Unified issue a maximum $42,000,000 in bonds, with legal interest rates, an oversight committee, annual audits, no money for salaries, and all money raised benefiting local students?

Measure K. Local School Improvement Measure -- Kerman Unified School District (School Bond - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 3583 / 76.92% Yes votes ...... 1075 / 23.08% No votes
In order to upgrade classrooms and science labs to keep pace with educational technology and support student achievement in math, science, engineering and skilled trades; acquire land and construct new classrooms to reduce overcrowding at existing schools; replace aging portables with permanent classrooms; and improve student safety and campus security systems, shall Kerman Unified School District issue $27 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all money locally-controlled?

Measure L. Electronic Bidding -- City of Fresno (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 66203 / 53.44% Yes votes ...... 57686 / 46.56% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to allow electronic notices and responses through the internet for formal bidding?

Measure M. Retail Transactions and Special Tax Bond Measure -- City of Kerman (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 2012 / 63.29% Yes votes ...... 1167 / 36.71% No votes
Shall the City of Kerman approve a cent sales tax expended only for construction of senior center, regional fairgrounds, police station, animal kennel, and similar projects, and downtown revitalization up to 10%, estimated annual amount $650,000, for 15 years, subject to audit, review, and Citizen Oversight Committee?

Measure N. General Obligation Bond Measure -- Coalinga-Huron Recreation and Park District (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 2732 / 69.82% Yes votes ...... 1181 / 30.18% No votes
To improve parks and recreation for children, families and senior citizens in Coalinga and Huron with funding that cannot be taken by the state; upgrade, construct, modernize, and expand parks/recreational facilities; upgrade deteriorating restrooms; renovate plumbing/sewer systems and roofs; improve playgrounds; and make health, security, and handicapped accessibility improvements; shall Coalinga-Huron Recreation & Park District issue 14,900,000 in bonds, at legal interest rates, with independent citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds staying local?

Measure O. General Obligation Bond Measure -- Selma Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 4685 / 70.00% Yes votes ...... 2008 / 30.00% No votes
To modernize and construct additional classrooms and support facilities, replace portable classrooms with new permanent facilities, increase student access to computers and modern classroom technology, improve security and student safety, provide the local match for State grants, and reduce operating costs, shall the Selma Unified School District be authorized to issue up to $30.8 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, annual audits, and no money for administrator salaries?

Measure P. General Obligation Bond of 2016 -- City of Selma (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 3640 / 66.70% Yes votes ...... 1817 / 33.30% No votes
To update 9-1-1 dispatch technology at the Selma police operations center to reduce crime, improve video policing, dispatch technology, rapid response, and ensure the operations center will survive natural disasters; shall Selma issue $4,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, requiring average debt service of $230,000 annually, for 30 years, by assessing $16 per $100,000 of assessed value, requiring financial audits, citizen oversight, and funds be spent in Selma?

Measure Q. Special Parcel Tax for Police Protection Services -- City of Parlier (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 1520 / 66.99% Yes votes ...... 749 / 33.01% No votes
To support local police services; maintain emergency response times and officer staffing levels; fight crime, drugs and gangs; shall City of Parlier levy a special parcel tax for police protection services only of $120.00 on each single-family home, and specified amounts for multi-family units; mobile home spaces; commercial, agricultural, and industrial parcels, as outlined in Ordinance No. 2016-03, providing an estimated $495,000 annually for five years, with independent annual audits, and benefiting City residents?

Measure R. General Obligation Bond -- Coalinga/Huron Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 2,565 / 65.0% Yes votes ...... 1,382 / 35.0% No votes
   2560 (64.96%) Yes / 1381 (35.04%) No in Fresno County
   5 (83.33%) Yes / 1 (16.67%) No in Monterey County
   Yes / No in San Benito County
To improve the quality of education with funding that cannot be taken by the state; construct, renovate, and upgrade classrooms and school buildings; provide facilities for job training/career technical education; replace deteriorating plumbing and outdated HVAC systems; repair/replace leaky roofs; and make health, safety and security improvements; shall CoalingaHuron Joint Unified School District issue $39,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, with annual audits, an independent citizens' oversight committee and NO money for teacher or administrative salaries?"

Measure S. Public Safety Sales Tax Extension Ordinance -- City of Sanger (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 4996 / 76.22% Yes votes ...... 1559 / 23.78% No votes
To reduce gang/drug crimes, maintain 911 emergency response times, provide gang/drug prevention programs; prevent cuts to and retain/maintain police officers, paramedics, firefighters; increase school/neighborhood police patrols; shall the ordinance be adopted continuing the existing voterapproved cent sales tax with no tax rate increase, providing $1,900,000 annually, for ten years, requiring citizens' oversight, independent financial audits, all funds for City of Sanger public safety?

Measure T. Chief Probation Officer -- County of Fresno (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 113664 / 47.25% Yes votes ...... 126895 / 52.75% No votes
Shall the Section 21 of the Fresno County Charter be amended to provide that the Chief Probation Officer shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the County Administrative Officer?

Measure U. Charter Amendment -- County of Fresno (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 104288 / 44.12% Yes votes ...... 132101 / 55.88% No votes
Shall the Fresno County Charter be amended as follows: Amend section 16 to remove the Director of Public Works as county surveyor and authorizing Director of Public Works to appoint a county surveyor; Amend sections 14 and 16 to change the Public Administrator from an elected position to one appointed by the County Administrative Officer; Amend section 12(h) regarding a local preference for Fresno County goods, services and supplies; and Repeal section 32 obsolete language?

Measure V. Classroom Repair/Student Safety -- Caruthers Unified School Facilities Improvement District 1 (School Bond Measure - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 883 / 70.02% Yes votes ...... 378 / 29.98% No votes
To upgrade/provide additional classrooms/technology, retain/attract quality teachers by repairing outdated electrical wiring, water, sewer lines, air conditioning, fire alarms; improving cafeteria/disabled access/water conservation; providing space for music programs; removing lead paint/asbestos; constructing/equipping school facilities/sites; shall Caruthers Unified K-8 School Facilities Improvement District issue $6,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, requiring independent audits, citizens' oversight, no money for administrators' salaries or pensions?

Measure W. Utility Users Tax -- City of Firebaugh (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 253 / 18.21% Yes votes ...... 1136 / 81.79% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to amend the City's Utility Users Tax in order to impose a 5% utility user's tax on wireless telecommunication technologies such as wireless and voice over internet services?

Measure X. School Bond -- Fresno Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 62486 / 66.80% Yes votes ...... 31057 / 33.20% No votes
Shall Fresno Unified School District issue $225 million in bonds, at legal rates, requiring audits, citizens' oversight, no money for administrators' salaries, all funds spent locally?

 
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