On July 16, 2012, the City Council agreed to hold a Special Municipal Election in conjunction with the Statewide General Presidential Election on Nov. 6. The special election will include a ballot for Measure Y – a proposal to implement a one half-cent local transactions and use tax (commonly known as the Sales Tax).
According to the City, the adoption of an ordinance to place Measure Y on the ballot was done – in part – for the following reasons:
To enhance the City of Culver City's ability to offset state budget cuts and provide essential City services to the residents of Culver City...
Click on the PDF documents to the right of this article to read the full City proposal and adoption of the resolution.
City Attorney Carol Schwab also wrote an impartial analysis of Measure Y that stated in part:
If the measure is approved by the voters, soem of the services and programs that may receive funding include: police, fire, senior services, streets, parks, recreation and other general City services.
Click on the PDF document to the right of this article to read Attorney Schwab’s statement in full.
For more information, including how to register to vote, click here to visit the City of Culver City’s website.