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Local Ballot Measures - November 6, 2018

  • November 6, 2018 – Ballot Measures

    List of Local Measures (PDF) 

    Measure B

    Full Measure Text (PDF)

    Texto completo (PDF)

    Jurisdiction: County of San Joaquin

    Ballot Wording:

    To support early childhood education, drug prevention, literacy, and other programs for children and youth; public health; public safety and enforcement of cannabis laws; shall an ordinance imposing a special tax on commercial cannabis businesses in unincorporated San Joaquin County at a rate of 3.5% to 8% of gross receipts, with an additional cultivation Square Footage Payment of $2.00 per square foot of cultivation space annually adjusted by Consumer Price Index (CPI) thereafter, be adopted?


    Measure D

    Jurisdiction: City of Tracy

    Ballot Wording:

    Shall the City of Tracy adopt an ordinance establishing a special tax on cannabis businesses at annual rates, not to exceed $12.00 per canopy square foot for cultivation (adjusted for inflation), 6% of gross receipts for retail cannabis businesses, and 4% for all other businesses; which is expected to generate an estimated $35,000 to $100,000 annually to fund police and code enforcement services and that shall be levied until repealed by voters?


    Measure E

    Jurisdiction: Escalon Unified School District

    Ballot Wording:

    To better prepare our students for college, careers and jobs by modernizing schools, improving access to technology and learning, and constructing a new stadium and all-weather track for year-round use, shall Escalon Unified School District be authorized to issue $25,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, raising an average of approximately $1,620,000 annually to repay issued bonds through maturity from levies of approximately $0.03 per $100 of assessed valuation, requiring oversight, audits, and no money for administrator salaries?


    Measure G

    Jurisdiction: Linden Unified School District

    Ballot Wording:

    To upgrade educational facilities, shall Linden Unified School District: modernize classrooms and science labs; improve safety and security; modernize, construct and equip school and support facilities; update athletic facilities; improve parking and energy usage; and payoff outstanding liabilities; by issuing $31,200,000 in bonds repaying an annual average of $2,114,000 for 34 years at approximately $59.82 per $100,000 of assessed value, at legal interest rates with independent oversight, no funding for employee salaries, and all funds staying in District?


    Measure H

    Jurisdiction: Woodbridge Fire District

    Ballot Wording:



    Measure I

    Jurisdiction: Ripon Unified School District

    Ballot Wording:

    To provide students with improved learning environments, build classrooms to maintain smaller classes, replace older portable classrooms with permanent buildings, construct science labs, and improve career technical facilities, shall Ripon Unified School District be authorized to issue $38,500,000 in bonds at legal rates, raising an average of approximately $2,400,000 annually to repay issued bonds through maturity from levies of approximately $0.036 per $100 of assessed valuation, requiring a citizen’s oversight committee, audits, and no money for administrator salaries?


    Measure J

    Jurisdiction: City of Manteca

    Ballot Wording:

    Shall the measure adopting a City of Manteca ordinance to increase an ongoing transient occupancy tax (TOT - hotel tax) from 9% to 12% on hotel charges, increasing the existing hotel tax by 3%, generating an estimated $450,000 to provide essential public services and improvements needed to support our City, be adopted?


    Measure K

    Jurisdiction: City of Stockton

    Ballot Wording:

    Without increasing local taxes, and only by using existing affordable housing funding, shall public or publicly assisted housing providers within the City of Stockton, according to the City’s General Plan, construct, develop, acquire, and/or convert housing project(s) into decent, safe, sanitary, and uncrowded units for low-income, elderly, or handicapped persons, up to 500 units annually for twenty years, with any unused units carried over each year?


    Measure L

    Jurisdiction: City of Lodi

    Ballot Wording:

    To make neighborhoods safer, maintain/improve essential City of Lodi services including: reducing crime; maintaining neighborhood police patrols/gang violence intervention/prevention; fixing potholes/city streets; maintaining neighborhood fire stations; enhancing rapid police/fire response times by restoring firefighter and adding police positions; maintaining recreation facilities/programs; and other general fund purposes; shall the City of Lodi measure enacting an ongoing half cent local sales tax, providing $5,400,000 annually, with independent citizen oversight, and funds spent locally, be adopted?


    Measure M

    Jurisdiction: City of Tracy

    Ballot Wording:

    Shall an ordinance be adopted exempting deed-restricted senior housing, attached homes or detached homes on 4,000 square foot or less lots located in areas identified on the attached map from the City’s Growth Management Ordinance, including the implementation section establishing a lottery requirement prior to the sale of homes?