November 8, 2022 General Election - List of Local Measures

City Measures

MEASURE A
City of Morgan Hill 
Zoning Amendment
Majority Vote

Shall the ordinance, changing zoning regulations throughout the City of Morgan Hill to prohibit buildings with characteristics that could be used for new storage and distribution uses in all areas of the City be adopted?

Yes
No

 

MEASURE B
City of Morgan Hill 
General Plan Amendment
Majority Vote

Shall the measure, amending the City's General Plan to require voter approval of any future Monterey Road lane reduction be adopted? 

Yes
No

 

MEASURE C
City of Saratoga
Term Limit Ordinance
Majority Vote

Shall the City of Saratoga adopt an ordinance establishing term limits for members of the Saratoga City Council, limiting individuals to serving two terms and specifying the duration of various types of partial terms that are considered a term for the purposes of term limits?

Yes
No

 

MEASURE D
City of Gilroy
Charter Amendment
Majority Vote

Construction Contract Procurement and Public Noticing Modernization.
Shall the City of Gilroy Charter be amended to:

  • Modify the bidding threshold from $35,000 to the  amount authorized by California Public Contract Code Section 22032;
  • Establish authority to procure for Design-Build and Best Value contracts;
  • Allow modernization of public noticing?

Yes
No

 

MEASURE  E
Patterson Joint Unified School District
School Bonds
55%  Vote

To expand vocational career and technical education facilities; increase labs and training sites to prepare students for college and future jobs; and build new classrooms to relieve overcrowding; shall Patterson Joint Unified School District’s bond authorizing $74 million be approved with legal rates, projected levies below $57/ $100,000 of assessed valuation (generating $3.9 million/ year while bonds are outstanding), annual audits, independent oversight and all funds spent locally with no money taken by the State and spent elsewhere?    

Bonds - Yes
Bonds - No

 

MEASURE F
City of Milpitas
Term Limit Ordinance
Majority Vote

Shall an ordinance be adopted amending the Milpitas Municipal Code to shorten Councilmember terms limits by establishing for both Councilmembers and Mayor, effective with the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election, a ten consecutive year limit on combined Mayoral and City Councilmember service, with a six year limit on Mayoral service, followed by a two-year "cooling off” period, during which a person may not serve as Mayor or a Councilmember?

Yes
No

 

MEASURE G  
City of Santa Clara
No Tax Increase/Services Protection Measure
Majority Vote

City of Santa Clara No Tax Increase/ Services Protection Measure. To protect essential services without raising taxes, such as 9-1-1 response; police patrols, fire protection; street/storm drain repair, and maintaining reliable local utility service; shall Section 1320 of the Charter continuing the annual budget transfer of funds from City utilities to the general fund at 5% of gross receipts until ended by voters, generating approximately $30,000,000 annually, with independent audits, all funds local, be reaffirmed/adopted?  

Yes
No

 

MEASURE H  
City of Santa Clara
Business License Update/Tax Equity Measure
Majority Vote

CITY OF SANTA CLARA BUSINESS LICENSE UPDATE/ TAX EQUITY MEASURE To protect Santa Clara's financial stability and maintain essential services such as 911 emergency/public safety/crime reduction services, safe/clean public areas, pothole repair, parks/libraries, shall an ordinance to increase Santa Clara's 1992 business license tax on businesses to $45 per employee and on landlords to $15 per rental unit, generating approximately $6,000,000 annually, until ended by voters, with independent financial audits, all funds staying local, be adopted? 

Yes
No

 

MEASURE I  
City of San Jose
City Charter Amendment
Majority Vote

Shall the City Charter be amended to add the City's ethics and elections commission (Board of Fair Campaign and Political Practices) to the Charter; remove requirements that members of the Planning, Civil Service, and Salary Setting Commissions be electors and/or citizens; remove gender-specific language; and require the City Council to adopt equity values, standards, and assessments in making certain decisions? 

Yes
No

 

MEASURE J  
Town of Los Gatos
Business License Taxes
Majority Vote

Shall the measure to fund critical Town needs such as public safety by amending business license taxes, unchanged since 1991 while inflation increased 117% to increase flat taxes by 30% adjusted annually for inflation, Retailing gross receipts tax by 40%, and to add E-Commerce to the Manufacturing, Wholesaling, and Jobbing gross receipts tax schedule and increase that schedule by 120%, raising about $1,100,000 yearly for general fund purposes until ended by voters, be adopted?  

Yes
No

 

MEASURE K  
City of Palo Alto
Local Business Tax
Majority Vote

Shall the measure to raise funds for public safety, affordable housing, rail crossing safety, homeless services, and general city services, by levying a tax on businesses in the City of Palo Alto at a monthly rate of 7.5 cents per square foot occupied by a business, up to $500,000 per business, with annual 2.5% adjustments for inflation and exemptions for grocery stores and businesses under 10,000 square feet, raising approximately $9.6 million annually for 35 years, be adopted?   

Yes
No

 

MEASURE L  
City of Palo Alto
Natural Gas Utility General Fund Transfer
Majority Vote

Shall the measure affirming the City of Palo Alto’s existing and decades-old practice of annually transferring no more than 18% of the gross revenues from the City’s natural gas utility (generated by the City’s retail natural gas rates) to its general fund to support general city services such as roads; parks; libraries; climate change reduction; police, fire, emergency medical, and 9-1-1 response; providing approximately $7 million annually in existing revenues until ended by voters, be adopted?    

Yes
No

 

MEASURE M  
Loma Prieta Joint Union School District
Parcel Tax
2/3  Vote

To provide Loma Prieta neighborhood elementary/middle school students with stable funding for current instruction in math, science, reading, technology, arts and other core curriculum; retain/recruit highly qualified teachers, and continue to support classroom technology needs, shall Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District's measure be approved establishing an annual parcel tax of $348 for 8 years, raising approximately $640,000 a year, with senior exemptions, independent citizen oversight, no funds for administrator's salaries, all funds staying in our local schools?

Yes
No

 

MEASURE N  
East Side Union High School District
School Bonds
55%  Vote

With funds that cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere, shall East Side Union High School District's measure to expand career/ technical education facilities, renovate science labs and upgrade technology at Andrew Hill, Calero, Evergreen Valley, Foothill, Independence, James Lick, Mt. Pleasant, Oak Grove, Piedmont Hills, Santa Teresa, Silver Creek, Verba Buena and W.C. Overfelt High Schools be adopted, authorizing $572 million in bonds with legal rates, projected levies below 3¢/$100 of assessed valuation ($35.7 million/year through 2050), annual audits, independent oversight and no increase in tax rates?

Bonds - Yes
Bonds - No

 

MEASURE O  
Campbell Union High School District
Parcel Tax
2/3  Vote

To continue funding academic/career-training programs in math, science, engineering, technology, arts and skilled trades that support college/career readiness; attract/retain qualified teachers/specialists; provide student mental health services and maintain manageable class sizes, shall the Campbell Union High School District measure renewing the expiring school parcel tax be adopted at the current rate of $85 per parcel (no increase), continuing $5,000,000 in annual school funding for 10 years, with senior exemptions and all money staying local? 

Yes
No

 

MEASURE P  
Oak Grove School District
School Bonds
55%  Vote

To modernize classrooms, increase student access to technology, upgrade science labs, make school safety and security improvements at all sites, improve support facilities, and provide a local match for State grants, shall Oak Grove School District's measure to issue $236,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, raising on average $13 million annually, with levies projected at 3 cents/ $100 of assessed valuation, with citizen oversight, annual audits, no funds for administrator salaries, and all for local schools, be adopted?

Bonds - Yes
Bonds - No

 

MEASURE R  
Union School District
School Bonds
55%  Vote

To improve school health and safety systems; fix deteriorating roofs, plumbing, and electrical; remove asbestos/ lead pipes; and repair, acquire, construct classrooms, sites, science labs, facilities, equipment, and instructional technology that support student achievement in math, science, engineering, reading, arts and technology, shall Union School District's measure authorizing $128,000,000 in bonds at legal rates be adopted, levying 2¢/ $100 assessed value ($7,000,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, with independent citizen oversight and all money locally controlled? 

Bonds - Yes
Bonds - No

 

MEASURE S  
Alum Rock Union School District
School Bonds
55%  Vote

To improve science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) classrooms; increase student access to computers and modern classroom technology; build below-market teacher/ staff rental housing; and improve student safety/ campus security; shall Alum Rock Union Elementary School District's measure authorizing $71.5 million of bonds be adopted (reauthorizing bonds previously approved in November 2012), with legal rates, projected levies less than 2¢/ $100 of assessed valuation (raising $4.4 million/ year while bonds are outstanding), annual audits and independent citizen oversight?  

Bonds - Yes
Bonds - No

 

MEASURE T  
Campbell Union School District
School Bonds
55%  Vote

To repair and upgrade local elementary/ middle schools, including science, technology, math classrooms/ labs; instructional technology infrastructure; fixing leaky roofs, wiring, plumbing and fire/ security systems; improved accessibility for students with disabilities; shall Campbell Union Elementary School District authorize $96,000,000 in bonds, levying up to $30/ $100,000 assess d value (projecting no increase in current tax rates), generating $5 million annually through term of bonds, with citizen oversight, audits, no funds for administrators, all funds for local elementary/ middle schools?   

Bonds - Yes
Bonds - No

 

Measure information, including the full text, arguments for and against, rebuttal arguments, and an impartial analysis will be available for review. See our abbreviated calendar for applicable review periods. In addition, access the eServices page and enter your home address to retrieve the County Voter Information Guide for your precinct.


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