Tag: Measure A

Community Forum on Arcadia’s Measure A Tonight at Santa Anita Park
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Community Forum on Arcadia’s Measure A Tonight at Santa Anita Park

On March 5, 2019, the Arcadia City Council unanimously placed Measure A – a local ¾ cent sales tax measure on the June 4, 2019, All-Mail Ballot Special Municipal Election. If enacted by Arcadia voters, Measure A would provide locally-controlled funds to maintain public safety and other local services at current levels. Sponsored by the…

What Does Measure A Mean for Arcadia?
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What Does Measure A Mean for Arcadia?

According to the Arcadia Citizen’s Fiscal Advisory Committee’s (CFAC) Final Report, after a thorough and comprehensive review of the city’s finances, additional revenue is required to maintain city services at current levels. For example, the city currently has five fewer police officers than it did in 2008. Without additional revenue, the City Council will have to…

Deadline to Register to Vote on Arcadia’s Measure A Draws Near
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Deadline to Register to Vote on Arcadia’s Measure A Draws Near

The Arcadia City Council placed Measure A, a local ¾-cent sales tax measure, on the June 4 all-mail ballot special municipal election. Ballots were placed in the mail on May 6. If you have not received your ballot, contact the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk office at (800) 815-2666, and select option 2. If…

Arcadia Volunteers Walk for Measure A
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Arcadia Volunteers Walk for Measure A

By Galen Patterson On the morning of April 27, volunteers gathered near the peacock fountain in Arcadia County Park to spread awareness for Measure A. Arcadia firefighters arrived to organize the event and equip volunteers with knowledge, flyers and t-shirts supporting the sales tax increase. Fireman Rick Oishi offers coffee to the volunteers and instructs…

How Measure A is Expected to Affect Arcadia
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How Measure A is Expected to Affect Arcadia

By Galen Patterson The three-quarter cent sales tax hike that may just be what Arcadia needs During a City Council meeting, the council voted to put a measure on this year’s ballot that would raise sales tax in Arcadia by three-quarters of a percent. Known as Measure A, the tax increase is expected to help…

Arcadia Measure A: Reflecting on the Journey to Passage
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Arcadia Measure A: Reflecting on the Journey to Passage

  By Brandon Chen and Sandi Khine AUSD Digital Communications Interns In the week before the March 7 election, “Yes on Measure A” campaign volunteers and supporters underwent the final push to secure Measure A’s passage. This measure seeks to generate locally-controlled funding through a parcel tax that is exclusively used for teachers’ salaries and…

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