June 7, 2016 - General Municipal and Special Election

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City Council Election

City Council members are elected at-large for a four year term. Council members serve “staggered” terms, meaning that either 2 or 3 seats are open for election every two years. There are 3 City Council seats open for Election in 2016.
         (the candidate information below is listed in random order)

City of Davis Measure “A”

Shall Resolution 16-014 amending the Davis General Plan to change the land use designation for the Nishi property from Agriculture to University-Related Research Park, as set forth in the Resolution and establishing the Baseline Project Features for development of the Nishi Project be approved?

City of Davis Measure “B”

Shall Ordinance 2468 be adopted to amend, effective August 1, 2016, Article 15.05 of the Davis Municipal Code to increase the City of Davis’s Transient Occupancy Tax, imposed on occupants of short-term rentals such as hotel rooms, from 10% to 12%, and apply TOT to total rent paid by a guest for the short-term rental, including online travel companies, which is anticipated to raise $240,000 annually and will continue until repealed by City Council or city voters?

City of Davis Measure “C”

Shall Ordinance 2469 be adopted to add Article 19.04.100 to the Davis Municipal Code to establish abusiness license tax on non-medical (recreational) marijuana businesses within the city of no more than 10% of annual gross receipts of the business, which is estimated to raise $200,000 annually if recreational marijuana sales are legalized and the City amends zoning to authorize marijuana businesses within City limits, and which will continue until repealed by City Council or city voters?

Measure Fact Sheets


Additional Documents

  • Notice of Election
    Notice of Election and Final Date for Filing Arguments For or Against City Measures to be submitted to the electors of the City of Davis on June 7, 2016
     
  • Resolution No. 16-014, Series 2016
    Resolution of the City Council of the City of Davis Amending The General Plan To Re-Designate The "Nishi" Property From Agriculture To University-Related Research Park, Make Edits To The University-Related Research Park And Agriculture Land Use Categories, And Establish The Baseline Project Features Subject To Approval Of The Voters
     
  • Resolution No. 16-015, Series 2016
    Resolution of the City Council of the City of Davis Calling A Special Election To Be Held In The City On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, For Submission To The Voters Of A Measure Amending The General Plan To Change The Land Use Designations For The Nishi Property And Establishing The Nishi Baseline Project Features And Directing The City Clerk To Specify The Deadline For Submission Of Arguments For And Against The Measure
     
  • Resolution No. 16-016, Series 2016
    Resolution of the City Council of the City of Davis Calling Both A General Municipal Election For The Election Of Three Council Members And Calling A Special Election For The Purpose Of Submitting General Tax Measures Which Would (1) Increase The City's Transient Occupancy Tax Rate From 10 To 12 Percent And (2) Establish A Marijuana Business License Tax, To Be Held On Tuesday, June 7, 2016
     
  • Resolution No. 16-017, Series 2016
    Resolution of the City Council of the City of Davis, California, Requesting The Board Of Supervisors Of The County Of Yolo To Consolidate A General Municipal Election And A Special Election To Be Held On June 7, 2016, With The Statewide Primary Election To Be Held On That Date Pursuant To §10403 Of The Elections Code
     
  • Ordinance No. 2468
    An Ordinance of the City of Davis Amending Portions Of Article 15.05 Of The Davis Municipal Code To Increase The City's Transient Occupancy Tax Rate From 10 Percent To 12 Percent, Address Online Travel Company And Other Third Party Bookings, And Make Other Conforming Changes Subject To Approval Of A Majority Of The Electors Voting On The Tax Measure At The General Municipal Election To Be Held On Tuesday, June 7, 2016
     
  • Ordinance No. 2469
    An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Davis Adding Section 19.04.100 To The City Of Davis Municipal Code Related To Marijuana Business License Taxes Imposed For General Municipal Purposes, Subject To The Approval Of A Majority Of The Voters Voting At The General Municipal Election Held On June 7, 2016