SDDC Uncategorized Propositions

Propositions

COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
PROPOSITIONS
FOR NOVEMBER 5, 2002

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  1. Housing and Emergency Shelter Trust Fund Act of 2002. $2,100,000,000 in bonds for emergency shelters and other services for senior citizens, homeless, mentally ill and handicapped citizens and homeownership assistance for military veterans. For: www.prop46yes.org. California Democratic Party (CDP): Supports. League of Women Voters of California (LWVC): Supports. San Diego Democratic Club (SDDC): Supports.

  2. Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2002. $13,050,000,000 in bonds for education facilities in K-12, California Community Colleges, the California State University and the University of California. For: www.yesprop47.com. CDP: Supports. LWVC: Supports. SDDC: Supports.

  3. Court Consolidation. Legislative Constitutional Amendment. Would amend the Constitution to delete references to the municipal court, which are now obsolete. For: www.clrc.ca.gov. CDP: Supports. LWVC: No Position.  SDDC: Supports

  4. Before and After School Programs. State Grants. Initiative Statute. Increases state grant funds for before/after school programs. For: www.joinarnold.com. Against: ca.lwv.org/lwvc/publications/pr/02_07_30.html. CDP: No Position. LWVC: Opposes.  SDDC: Opposes

  5. Water Quality, Supply and Safe Drinking Water Projects. Coastal Wetlands Purchase and Protection. Bonds. Initiative Statute. Authorizes $3,440,000,000 general obligation bonds to fund a variety of specified water and wetlands projects. For: www.prop50yes.com. CDP: Supports. LWVC: Supports.  SDDC: Supports

  6. Transportation. Distribution of Existing Motor Vehicle Sales and use Tax. Initiative Statute. Redistributes portion of existing state motor vehicle sales/lease revenues from General Fund to Trust Fund for transportation, environmental, and highway and school bus safety programs. For: www.voteyesonprop51.org. Against: ca.lwv.org/lwvc/publications/pr/02_07_30.html. CDP: No Position. LWVC: Opposes.  SDDC: Opposes.

  7. Election Day Voter Registration. Voter Fraud Penalties. Initiative Statute. Allows legally eligible persons to register to vote on election day, plus other election related provisions. For: www.electiondayreg.com. Against: www.StopVoteFraud.com. CDP: Supports. LWVC: Supports.  SDDC: Supports.
     

  1. City of San Diego    Affordable Housing for the City of San Diego    Do voters authorize the potential development, construction, and/or acquisition of up to 5,000 low rent housing units throughout the City for seniors, families, and persons with disabilities earning lower incomes? Any affirmative vote on this measure has no fiscal impact, nor does it grant approval for any specific project, as each would go through the public review process. Supports: SDDC; Beryl Flom, Co–President, League of Women Voters of San Diego; Jessie Knight, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce; Mary E. Ball, President, San Diego County Taxpayers Assn.; Sal Salas, Chairman of the Board, San Diego Housing Commission; Dick Murphy, Mayor, City of San Diego. Opposes: No argument filed.

  2. City of Carlsbad    Would repeal the expenditure limitation set forth in Carlsbad Municipal Code Chapter 1.24.

  3. City of Carlsbad    Would approve the city to spend funds to construct capital facilities, including various city improvements.

  4. City of Coronado    Would amend the Glorietta Bay Master Plan to require the Community Center gymnasium to be 94 feet long, and 70 feet wide, and include a high school regulation size basketball court of 84 feet by 50 feet.

  5. City of Coronado    Would require the basketball court in the Community Center gymnasium in the Glorietta Bay Master Plan be not less than 88 feet long and 50 feet wide and not exceed a 35 feet height limitation.

  6. City of Coronado    Would impose term limit for Mayor and Councilmembers of two consecutive four-year terms.

  7. City of Del Mar    Would increase transient occupancy tax (TOT) to 10½ %.

  8. City of Encinitas    Would mandate the new public library be constructed at the Quail Gardens Drive North site rather than at the Cornish Drive site, along with other construction requirements.

  9. City of Escondido    Would change the General Plan regarding the southeastern corner of Citracado Parkway and Interstate 15.

  10. City of Lemon Grove    Would increase the term of office for the Mayor from 2 years to 4 years.

  11. City of National City    Advisory Vote Only. Allows the City Council to establish a Citizens’ Police Oversight Commission.

  12. City of Oceanside    Would approve the initiative ordinance known as the “El Corazon Dedicated Parkland Initiative.”

  13. City of Poway    Would increase Transient Occupancy Tax from 6 % to 10 %.

  14. City of Solana Beach    Would amend the Land Use Element of the General Plan by changing the land use designation for three properties near Skyline Elementary School from Public Institutional to Low Residential.

  15. City of Solana Beach    Would increase the existing Fire Benefit Fee cap from $10 to $25 to fund fire protection, fire suppression and advanced life support medical services. Actual fee determined annually after public hearing process. Requires two-thirds of vote.

  16. Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District    $207 million bond for school improvements. Requires 55 % of vote.

  17. San Diego Community College District    City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges Classroom Repair and Public Safety Education Measure    To: Repair leaking roofs, worn wiring/plumbing; Renovate aging/deteriorating classrooms and libraries; Repair/acquire/construct/equip college buildings, sites, and computer labs; Prepare students for 4–year colleges and jobs; Train nurses/firefighters/paramedics/police; Improve campus safety; shall San Diego Community College District issue $685 million in bonds at legal interest rates, appoint Citizens Oversight Committee, perform annual audits, with no bond money for administrators’ salaries? (Requires 55 % of vote). Supports: SDDC; Congressmembers Susan Davis and Randy “Duke” Cunningham; Dede Alpert, Democratic Legislator; Charlene Zettel, Republican Legislator; Victor E. Bianchini, Superior Court Judge, Retired, Mediator; David Bejerano, Chief of Police, San Diego; Catherine C. Stoll, President, League of Women Voters (San Diego); Bill Kolender, San Diego County Sheriff; Mary E. Ball, President, San Diego County Taxpayers Assn.; Elizabeth C. Andersen, Faculty Senate President, SD Community Colleges; Ron Saathoff, San Diego City Firefighters. Opposes: Nellie G. Amondson, Math Professor, Mesa College; Richard Rider, Chair, San Diego Tax Fighters; Steven Horstman, State Delegate and Member at Large, Young Republican Federation of California; Ray Haynes, State Senator, (three other board members of the Young Republican Fed. of CA).

  18. Grossmont Union High School District    Neighborhood School Repair, Safety and Overcrowding Measure.    To repair aging schools and improve student safety at every neighborhood high school by repairing leaky roofs, improving fire safety and school security systems, removing hazardous materials such as lead paint and asbestos, upgrading wiring for computer technology, and repairing/upgrading deteriorating classrooms, bathrooms, and science laboratories; shall Grossmont Union High School District, issue $199,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with annual financial audits, a Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, and no money for administrators’ salaries? (Requires two-thirds of vote.) Supports: SDDC; Dr. Jim Garlow, Senior Pastor, Skyline Wesleyan Church; Mary E. Ball, President, San Diego County Taxpayers Assn.; Lauren H. Ramers, Co–Teacher of the Year, Grossmont Union High School District; Stephen W. Butcher, President, San Miguel Firefighters Local 1434; Charles J. Hansen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce; Geoff Patnoe, Executive Director, San Diego County Taxpayers Assn; Donald C. Hamer, Executive Pastor, Sonrise Community Church; Anthony G. Ambrose, Chairman of the East County Economic Development Council; Donna Bartlett–May, President, East County League of Women Voters. Opposes: Ray Haynes, State Senator; Edward M. Teyssier, Chair, San Diego Libertarian Party; Howard Kaloogian, State Assemblyman, Retired; Michael Benoit, Business Owner, Michael S. Metti, Libertarian Candidate, 36th State Senate; Kevin George, Freelance Consultant; Steve Green, CPA, Former Chairman, San Diego County Libertarian Party, Richard Rider, Chair, San Diego Tax Fighters.

  19. Poway Unified School District-School Facilities Improvement District No. 2002-1    $198 million bond for school improvements. Requires 55 % of vote.

  20. Alpine Union School District     $12 million bond for school improvements and to purchase land for a high school. Requires 55 % of vote.

  21. Alpine Union School District     $26 million bond to construct a high school. Requires 55 % of vote.

  22. Fallbrook Union Elementary School District    $32 million bond for school improvements. Requires 55 % of vote.

  23. Rancho Santa Fe School District    $46 million bond for school improvements. Requires 55 % of vote.

  24. Campo/Lake Morena Community Planning Group (Proposed)    Would create a planning group consisting of nine members, and disband the sponsor group.

AA.    County Service Area No. 111 – Boulevard    Special Benefit Tax for fire & emergency medical services. Requires two-thirds of vote.
BB.    County Service Area No. 112 – Campo    Special Benefit Tax for fire & emergency medical services. Requires two-thirds of vote.
CC.    East County Fire Protection District    Special Benefit Tax for fire & emergency medical services. Requires two-thirds of vote.
DD.    Pine Valley Community Planning Group (Proposed)    Would create a planning group consisting of thirteen members, and disband the sponsor group.
EE.    San Diego County Rural Fire Protection District—Deerhorn Valley    Special tax to improve emergency medical services and fire protection. Requires two-thirds of vote.
FF.    San Diego County Rural Fire Protection District—Lake Morena    Special tax to improve emergency medical services and fire protection. Requires two-thirds of vote.
GG.    Valley Center Parks & Recreation District    Special tax for park land acquisition, park & recreation programs and maintenance. Requires two-thirds of vote.