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Humboldt County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Directory of Humboldt County, CA Measures
County Results as of Nov 5 10:36pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (134/134)
54.3% Countywide Voter Turnout (41,594/76,514)

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Measure A. Southern Humboldt Jt. Unified School District Special Tax -- South Humboldt Unified School District (Special Tax Assessment for Support of Educational Programs)
1500 / 55.9% Yes votes ...... 1181 / 44.1% No votes
Shall the Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District provide funds for the purpose of reduction of class size and maintentance and enhancement of academic and educational programs by levying a special tax on each assessor's parcel of $75.00 per year ($37.50 semi-annual payment) for a period of seven years, beginning July 1, 2003 and increase its appropriation limit by the amount of revenue generated by that special tax, with certain specific exemptions as set forth in the Resolution and Order of Elections?

Measure B. County Transient Occupancy Tax -- Humboldt County
24714 / 61.3% Yes votes ...... 15612 / 38.7% No votes
Should the County continue to assess and collect the 2% increase of the Transient Occupancy Tax (from persons staying in motels, hotels, or similar structures in the county) from the rate of 8% to 10% thereby continuing to collect the Transient Occupancy Tax at the current rate of 10% which has been in effect within the unincorporated area of the County of Humboldt since 1993 adoption of the Humboldt County Ordinance No. 2005, which is codified in Humboldt County Code Title 7, Division One, Chapter Two Sections 712-1 through 712-14?

Measure C. Veterans Memorial Building Special Tax -- Humboldt County (Special Tax Measure - Veterans Memorial Buildings)
17810 / 44.0% Yes votes ...... 22633 / 56.0% No votes
Should the County of Humboldt provide funds for the purposes of maintenance, operation, restoration, construction and/or acquisition of county veterans memorial buildings, and for purposes as defined in Military and Veterans Code Section 1262 by levying a $10.00 per annum special tax on each qualified parcel of real property, beginning July 1, 2003 and continuing for a period of ten years, and reducing said levy to $5.00 per annum on each qualified parcel of real property thereafter?

Measure W. Transient Occupany Tax -- City of Fortuna
2098 / 67.2% Yes votes ...... 1026 / 32.8% No votes
Sall the City of Fortuna amend the Transient Occupancy Tax (for staying in motels/ RV parks) from 8% to 10% and allocate 1% of Transient Occupancy Tax collected annually for the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce to be used for the promotion of tourism?

Measure X. Utility User Tax -- City of Eureka
3818 / 51.2% Yes votes ...... 3637 / 48.8% No votes
Shall the Eureka Municipal Code be amended to extend the currently assessed three percent (3%) utility user tax, the general tax on the use of certain utility services used to fund essential services such as police, fire, street maintenance, and parks and recreation?

Measure Y. Charter Amendment -- City of Eureka
5008 / 72.1% Yes votes ...... 1941 / 27.9% No votes
Shall the Municipal Charter of the City of Eureka be amended to provide that the City Council shall declare the results of the General Municipal Election at its first regular meeting after the election returns have been certified, and to specify that newly elected officers shall take office at the meeting of the City Council at which the results are declared?

Measure Z. Increase Board Members -- Blue Lake Fire Protection District
592 / 71.2% Yes votes ...... 239 / 28.8% No votes
Shall the Board of Directors of the Blue Lake Fire Protection District be increased from three to five?

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