Ballot Measures

Ballot Measures

1996 March 26th - Primary Election


Measure A

Zayante Fire Protection District
Ordinance Changing Appropriations Limit Under Article XIIIB of the California Constitution

Shall an ordinance submitted by the Board of Directors of the Zayante Fire Protection District of Santa Cruz County to the voters of the Zayante Fire Protection District be approved in order to change the district's appropriations limit and to provide continued funding for fire protection, fire prevention, and other public services provided by the district under the Fire Protection District Law of 1987 for the benefit of the Zayante Fire Protection District residents?
[Full text for measure A]

    Votes yes: 977
    Votes no:  157


Measure B

Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District
Ordinance of the Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District Establishing a Benefit Assessment to Finance Fire Suppression Services

Shall the Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District be authorized to impose a benefit assessment fee on real property within the district to establish a stable source to operate and maintain fire suppression equipment and services, and firefighting personnel, or for the purpose of paying the salaries and benefits of firefighting personnel? Such fees shall not exceed the amount specified in the ordinance for real property with the district. This fee shall take effect upon the approval of a simple majority of the voters voting upon said fee.
[Full text for measure B]

    Votes yes: 1639
    Votes no:  1289


Measure C

City of Santa Cruz
Charter Amendment Initiative. Compulsory Arbitration for Fire Department Employee Disputes

Shall the Charter of the city of Santa Cruz be amended by adding a new Section 1119 of Article XI to provide Compulsory Arbitration for Non-Management Fire Department Employee Disputes Concerning Wages, Hours, or Other Terms and Conditions of Employment, the text of which is set forth in Section 2 of Resolution No. NS-22,516, adopted by the City Council of the City of Santa Cruz on Tuesday, November 28, 1995, and on file in the office of the City Clerk?
[Full text for measure C]

    Votes yes: 9248
    Votes no:  5580

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