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San Bernardino County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Directory of San Bernardino County, CA Measures
County Results as of Jan 6 2:59pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1414/1414)
55.2% Countywide Voter Turnout (445,300/806,163)

Measures
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Measure A. Sales Tax Increase -- City of Redlands (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 10,041 / 46.12% Yes votes ...... 11,732 / 53.88% No votes
To prevent further cuts and preserve funding for essential City services, including police, fire, and emergency response; paving, maintaining and repairing City streets; reducing crime and criminal gang/drug activity; trimming trees and keeping public areas well-maintained; shall the City of Redlands establish a cent transactions and use (sales) tax automatically expiring in ten years, with independent citizen oversight, annual audits, and all funds dedicated entirely to local priorities and Redlands City services?

Measure B. Make City Treasurer Position Appointive -- City of Redlands (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 8,052 / 38.51% Yes votes ...... 12,856 / 61.49% No votes
Shall the office of the Redlands City Treasurer be appointive?

Measure C. Appointed City Clerk, City Treasurer, and City Attorney -- City of San Bernardino (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 11,333 / 36.86% Yes votes ...... 19,409 / 63.14% No votes
Shall the Charter of the City of San Bernardino be amended to (1) make the City Attorney, City Clerk and City Treasurer appointed, rather than elected positions; (2) allow for greater flexibility in the employment of additional legal services; and, (3) add professional qualification requirements for the positions of City Clerk and City Treasurer?

Measure D. Funding for School Improvement -- Baker Valley Unified School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 41 / 40.20% Yes votes ...... 61 / 59.80% No votes
To improve the quality of education, upgrade and modernize classrooms and restrooms; make health and safety improvements; upgrade electrical systems, computers, and technology; replace outdated windows with new energy efficient windows; upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; and install solar panels, shall the Baker Valley Unified School District issue $3,200,000 of bonds within legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have no money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure U. Several Policy Revisions -- City of Adelanto (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1,243 / 44.65% Yes votes ...... 1,541 / 55.35% No votes
Shall the City of Adelanto approve an amendment to The Charter of the City of Adelanto, Sections 400, 402 (City powers); 501, 502, 505 (elected officers); 601, 602, 605 (vacancy and compensation of elected officers); 606 (ordinances); 607 (contracts); 608, 609, 611 (franchises, indemnification and interference with administration); 703, 704, 705, 706 (city attorney); 708 (treasurer); 901, 902, 908 (budget); 1000 (effect of Charter on school districts); 1103, 1104, 1105, 1106 (commissions and boards)?

Measure V. Transient Occupancy Tax Increase -- City of Ontario (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 12,198 / 48.07% Yes votes ...... 13,180 / 51.93% No votes
Shall the ordinance amending the Ontario Municipal Code to increase the rate for the City's transient occupancy tax by 1% to a total of 12 % of the rent charged by hotel operators, including online travel companies, for the transient occupancy of any hotel room, or portion of a hotel room, in the City be adopted to help the City preserve general City services such as police and fire protection?

Measure W. Electors Eligible for Water and Power Commissions -- City of Big Bear Lake (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1,339 / 72.61% Yes votes ...... 505 / 27.39% No votes
Shall Section 806 of the Charter of the City of Big Bear Lake be amended to make any elector of the area served by the Department of Water and Power eligible for appointment to the Board of Water and Power Commissioners, and prohibit City employees and commissioners and elected or appointed board members of any governmental agency having jurisdiction over any area served by the Department from becoming or remaining members of the Board?

Measure X. Ban on Fireworks -- City of Fontana (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 9,803 / 32.70% Yes votes ...... 20,174 / 67.30% No votes
Shall the ordinance to prohibit the possession, sale, use, display or discharge of all fireworks within the City limits of Fontana be adopted?

Measure Y. Funding for School Improvement -- Rialto Unified School District (School Bond - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 12,608 / 69.52% Yes votes ...... 5,529 / 30.48% No votes
To improve the quality of education, shall the Rialto Unified School District be authorized to acquire, construct and improve classrooms and support facilities, provide career and technical classrooms, including science labs, to enhance preparation for college and careers, replace portable facilities with permanent classrooms, and increase student access to modern technology, by issuing $98,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, annual financial and performance audits, and no money for administrators?

Measure Z. Ban on Fireworks -- City of Grand Terrace (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1,158 / 30.86% Yes votes ...... 2,594 / 69.14% No votes
Shall the Ordinance to prohibit the possession, sale, use, display or discharge of fireworks within the City of Grand Terrace be adopted?

 
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