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City of Monterey Park
Measure HH - Majority Approval Required

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Election Results

Failing

3,814 votes yes (38.74%)

6,031 votes no (61.26%)

Shall the Advisory Proposition advising the City of Monterey Park regarding expenditure of revenue resulting from a 3/4 sales tax increase be adopted?

What is this proposal?

Measure Details — Official information about this measure

Impartial analysis / Proposal

Measure HH is an advisory measure. It is not a tax and cannot legally affect how the City spends tax revenue. If enacted, Measure HH would state the voters' intent regarding how the City should spend new revenue generated by an increase in sales tax.

If enacted, Measure HH would advise the City that the voters intend that any new tax revenue be used for public projects including streets; sidewalks; traffic control signals; streetlights; equipment for public safety services; library equipment and collections; and park improvements. Measure HH would further advise that new sales tax revenue should not be utilized for miscellaneous costs including public employee salaries.

Measure HH also advises the City that new tax revenue should be used as additional funding for public projects. This means that new tax revenue should not be used to allow already budgeted money to be repurposed to pay for miscellaneous expenses including public employee salaries.

To be adopted, Measure HH must be approved by a simple majority of the voters in the City of Monterey Park.

A "yes" vote on Measure HH favors its enactment.

A "no" vote on Measure HH opposes its enactment.

Published Arguments — Arguments for and against the ballot measure

Arguments FOR

NO ARGUMENT FOR THIS MEASURE WAS SUBMITTED

Arguments AGAINST

NO ARGUMENT AGAINST THIS MEASURE WAS SUBMITTED
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