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Fresno County, CA November 6, 2018 Election
Directory of Fresno County, CA Measures
County Results as of Feb 13 1:49pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (640/640)
56.4% Countywide Voter Turnout (256972/455662)

Measures
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Measure A. Cannabis Business Tax -- City of Fresno (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 83954 / 70.96% Yes votes ...... 34366 / 29.04% No votes
To fund unrestricted general revenue purposes, including combating gangs, drug abuse, human trafficking and homelessness, fund police, fire, roads, and parks (90%) and fund a Community Benefit Fund allocated as recommended by a citizens' commission (10%), shall the measure to tax cannabis cultivation up to $12 per canopy square-foot and up to 10% of gross receipts for medical dispensaries and all other cannabis businesses, generating up to $10 million annually until repealed, be adopted?

Measure B. General Obligation Bond -- Sanger Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 9959 / 67.49% Yes votes ...... 4798 / 32.51% No votes
To continue improving college/career preparation and reduce overcrowding by constructing the Sanger Unified School District Educational Complex including vocational/career education classrooms/labs; wiring/technology infrastructure, computer, engineering, science labs; emergency communication systems, security door locks, cameras; up-to-date classrooms; shall Sanger Unified School District issue $70,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, levy on average 6 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, raising $4,900,000 annually for issued bonds through maturity, requiring audits, oversight, all money used locally?

Measure C. Sales Tax -- City of Mendota (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 444 / 41.19% Yes votes ...... 634 / 58.81% No votes
To provide additional funding for city services, including, but not limited to, parks, roads, recreational opportunities, and public safety, shall the ordinance increasing the City's Sales and Use Tax from .980% to 1.980%, which will raise approximately $500,000 annually, be adopted?

Measure D. General Obligation Bonds -- Monroe Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 164 / 75.58% Yes votes ...... 53 / 24.42% No votes
To improve the quality of education with funding that cannot be taken by the State; repair or replace leaky roofs; and modernize/renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; shall Monroe Elementary School District issue $1,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, generating on average $69,000 annually for issued bonds through maturity from levies of approximately $0.03 per $100 assessed value, with annual audits, independent citizens' oversight committee, NO money for salaries and all money for local schools?

Measure E. General Obligation Bonds -- Pine Ridge Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 304 / 57.36% Yes votes ...... 226 / 42.64% No votes
To improve the quality of education; modernize media center to support 21st century learning; renovate/replace outdated classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; and make health, safety and security improvements; shall Pine Ridge Elementary School District issue $5,300,000 of bonds at legal rates, generating on average $354,000 annually as long as bonds are outstanding at a rate of approximately 3 cents per $100 assessed value, with annual audits, independent citizens' oversight, no money for salaries and all money staying local?

Measure G. General Obligation Bonds -- Westside Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 56 / 90.32% Yes votes ...... 6 / 9.68% No votes
To improve the quality of education; repair or replace leaky roofs; modernize/renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; and make health, safety and handicapped accessibility improvements; shall Westside Elementary School District issue $3,500,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, generating on average $208,000 annually for issued bonds through maturity from levies of approximately $0.03 per $100 assessed value, with annual audits, independent citizens' oversight committee, NO money for salaries and all money for local schools?

Measure H. General Obligation Bonds -- Parlier Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 1417 / 65.27% Yes votes ...... 754 / 34.73% No votes
To improve the quality of education; repair or replace leaky roofs; make health and safety improvements; and modernize outdated classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; shall Parlier Unified School District issue $9,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, generating on average $535,000 annually as long as bonds are outstanding at a rate of approximately 6 cents per $100 assessed value, with annual audits, independent citizens' oversight committee, NO money for salaries and all money staying local?

Measure J. Transactions and Use Sales Tax -- City of Coalinga (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1728 / 58.22% Yes votes ...... 1240 / 41.78% No votes
To help prevent the loss of vital public safety services, and to protect other general services, shall the City of Coalinga enact a general-purpose, one-percent sales tax, expected to generate $850,000 annually, with annual independent audits with an expiration (sunset) in ten (10) years?

Measure K. Utility Users Tax -- City of Parlier (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 954 / 48.30% Yes votes ...... 1021 / 51.70% No votes
To ensure the availability of and to maintain and enhance essential City services, such as fire protection services among others, shall an ordinance be adopted to enact a four percent (4%) utility users tax indefinitely on electric, natural gas and telecommunications services to raise approximately $398,000.00 annually, and which includes procedures for fair and broad-based application?

Measure L. Advisory Measure -- City of Parlier (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1290 / 68.25% Yes votes ...... 600 / 31.75% No votes
If Measure K passes, should the revenues raised be primarily used to provide, maintain and enhance fire services in the City of Parlier?

Measure M. Transactions and Use General Tax -- City of Kerman (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 2111 / 73.17% Yes votes ...... 774 / 26.83% No votes
To provide funding for essential city services and projects in the City of Kerman such as: police patrols, crime prevention, and quick 9-1-1 emergency response; repairing pothole and infrastructure, maintaining streets, revitalizing downtown area, and improving community facilities, parks, senior services, and other general city services, shall the measure establishing a one percent sales tax providing approximately $1,000,000 annually until ended by voters be adopted, requiring citizen oversight, independent audits, and all funds controlled locally?

Measure N. Sales Tax Increase -- City of Fowler (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1028 / 55.48% Yes votes ...... 825 / 44.52% No votes
To generate approximately $953,000 annually to build a new police station and restore or replace out-of-date police equipment. Revenues will also be used to fix city streets needing repair and to pay escalating pension obligations and other general fund obligations, with the remainder going to a reserve account. Shall the City of Fowler enact a 1 cent sales tax, requiring an annual reporting of expenses, with all funds generating staying in the City of Fowler?

Measure O. Technical Charter Cleanup -- City of Fresno (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 55117 / 49.45% Yes votes ...... 56337 / 50.55% No votes
Shall the City of Fresno Charter be amended to remove or modify these legally unenforceable sections? (1) 309, prohibiting "off-year" campaign contributions--removed as unconstitutional. (2) 701's City Manager residency requirement--removed as unconstitutional. (3) 1225, prohibiting residential water meters--removed as preempted by state/federal law. (4) 1207, requiring the City Council to raise taxes to balance the budget--amended and made subject to the Proposition 218 requirement for voter approval of taxes.

Measure P. Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Tax -- City of Fresno (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 61870 / 52.17% Yes votes ...... 56723 / 47.83% No votes
Shall the measure imposing a 3/8 percent sales and use tax, estimated to generate $37.5 million annually for 30 years, funding City parks and cultural arts, with independent oversight, be adopted?

Measure Q. Balanced Budget Amendment to City Charter -- City of Fresno (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 90351 / 80.43% Yes votes ...... 21979 / 19.57% No votes
Shall the City of Fresno Charter 1205 be amended to require the City adopt a balanced budget each fiscal year?

 
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