Though impossible to find on the City of Turlock’s website through a quick search of both “Measure A” or “Measure B” on the City’s website search engine, the full text of Measure B, the controversial proposed road tax, along with Measure A, the proposal to move City Council to district elections, has been made available for public viewing by the City of Turlock.
A search for “Measure A” yields one result, City Council meeting minutes from earlier in 2014 unrelated to the ballot measure, and a similar “Measure B” search which yields three results, which are FPPC required Candidate Campaign Statements/Reports.
The difficulty in searching likely stems from a typo that makes links from the City Clerk’s Elections portion of the website to the full texts of the Measures read as “Meaure” in regard to both A and B.
The 30 page Measure B proposal, listed under the City Clerk’s Elections section of the City website, lays out the exact verbiage of the proposal, a list of associated roads, the estimated unit price per square yard, the estimated project cost, and the projected year of construction. There is an additional column for actual year of construction, which is left blank.
The “Projected Construction Year” column lays out certain roads to be fixed in years one through seven, and then a number of other roads to be fixed as funds become available.
The four page text for Measure A, the proposal of City Council voting districts, lays out exact verbiage and gives information regarding the amendment, method of election, transition to the new method should it be adopted, the validity and enactment dates.
To view the full text of Measure A, visit: http://www.ci.turlock.ca.us/pdf/documents/government/MEASUREA-CityofTurlockOrdinance1197.pdf
To view the full text of Measure B, visit: http://www.ci.turlock.ca.us/pdf/documents/government/MEASUREB-CityofTurlockOrdinance1198.pdf
Screenshots Courtesy of City of Turlock