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Affidavits and ProofsCITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AFFIDAVIT OF MAKING ELECTION MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO) SS. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ) AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION — REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENTS IN FAVOR OF AND AGAINST MEASURE G -14 I, ANTHONY J. MEJIA, declare as follows: That I am the City Clerk of the City of San Luis Obispo; that copies of the above referenced documents were available for public inspection between July 26, 2014 through August 14, 2014 at the public counter in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California and posted on the City's website www.sloci1y.org on July 25, 2014, at 5:05 p.m. I declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on July 26, 2014 at San Luis Obispo, California. Mejia, Anthony From: Mejia, Anthony Sent: Friday, July 25, 2014 5:01 PM To: Mejia, Anthony Subject: Rebuttal Arguments Transmittal Attachments: Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure G- 14.pdf, Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure G- 14.pdf Attached are the rebuttals in support of and against arguments for Measure G -14. Thank you for everyone's participation in the process. If you have any questions, please let me know. Bcc: Council All Peg Pinard Richard Schmidt Hilary Trout Anthony Mejia City Clerk Zti Y +. i 4 1 City Administration City Clerk's Office 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 -3249 E amejia @slocity.org T 805.781.7102 slocity.org Mejia, Anthony From: Mejia, Anthony Sent: Friday, July 25, 2014 5:01 PM To: tgong @co.slo.ca.us Subject: Measure G -14 - Rebuttal Arguments Attachments: Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure G- 14.docx; Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure G- 14.pdf, Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure G- 14.docx; Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure G- 14.pdf Tommy, Attached are the Rebuttal Arguments for Measure G -14. The review period is through August 14th. If you have any questions, please let me know. Anthony Mejia City Clerk v� a City Administration City Clerk's Office 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 -3249 E amejia @slocity.org T 805.781.7102 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure G Ready to write another $1,500 check to City Hall? That's what Measure Y's broken promises cost your household, says the Chamber of Commerce. With Y, City Hall promised much, but delivered little on those promises. They promised neighborhood improvements. They spent only $10,000 annually fixing dangerous neighborhood sidewalks, but $1,500,000 for fancy designer sidewalks downtown and motel row. Seven years later -- neighborhood sidewalks remain dangerous. They promised neighborhood flood maintenance. Target's developers got six figures of flood funds. Seven years later -- neighborhood culverts remain dangerously clogged. During Y, City Hall subsidized developers with sweetheart deals for YOUR public property. One developer got prime downtown PUBLIC land, appraised at $8,800,000, for just $1,100,000, and rented TAXPAYER -OWNED retail space for $0.85 per foot when nearby rents approach $4. Another developer got a $1,860,000 fee waiver and $500,000 "loan" FROM TAXPAYERS. Chevron, the oil giant which hardly needs your help, may get as much as $20,000,000 from CITY TAXPAYERS to develop a toxic site. IS THIS WHAT YOU VOTED FOR? Nor did they tell you Y would finance $6,000,000 a year in higher city salaries, and 23 pensions above $100,000! City Hall knows you're unhappy with Y's roken rp omises. So they hired a pollster, who told them: Talk about "accountability." Measure Y also promised "citizen oversight and independent annual financial audits," but look how ineffective that was! New talk of "accountability" is just electioneering. THIS TAX CAN BE SPENT FOR ANYTHING! Don't be fooled again. Vote NO on G. u u 111 - The undersigned authors of the Rebuttal Argument against ballot proposition Measure G -14 at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo to be held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that the argument is true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief. Signed -� Date / Peg Pinard t Former SLO Mayor/Former SLO County Board of Supervisors Chairperson Signed _. __ _— _Date Richard Schmidt Teacher /Former SLO Planning Commissioner Signed Date (type name here exactly as signed) FORM OF STATEMENT TO BE FILED BY AUTHORS OF ARGUMENTS All Direct Arguments /Rebuttal Arguments concerning city measures shall be accompanied by this form to be signed by each author or authorized individual. Names and titles listed witl be printed in the Sample Ballot Pamphlet in the order provided below and will appear as indicated below. The undersigned author(s) or authorized signer(s) of the (select one of the following): ❑ ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF WREBUTiAL TO ARGUMENT IN FAVOR ❑ ARGUMENT AGAINST ❑ REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT AGAINST ballot measure &.A+ at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo being held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that such argument is true and correct to the best of his /her /their knowledge and belief. Print Name ResidenceMdress Date • .d�t� X17 + �+ �' + Phone Number 2. t CJA a J64- r1r Name Title 3.. Print Name Title 4. Print Name Title 5. Print Name Title Contact Person: Mailing Address: ' Residence Addrgss it Signature Residence Address Signature Residence Address Signature Residence Address Signature Phone: Fax: Email: .c �c� L-0 C �' � 0 A svee le-vis s• 4 Date Ad !if 41,E Phone Number Date Phone Number Date Phone Number Date Phone Number SIGNATURE STATEMENT - Back Side TO BE COMPLETED BY BONA FIDE ASSOCIATIONS: A. The following information is submitted by the author(s) to establish that the organization or group is a Bona Fide Association of Citizens. ❑ 1. Bona Fide Association of Citizens (Group or organization has not been formed to support or oppose the measure) Name of Association: Principal Officer's Printed Name: Principal Officer's Signature: Title: Phone: Fax: E -Mail: X2. Bona Fide Association of Citizens (Group or organization has been formed to support or oppose the measured) p Name of Association: rl �G I L�% D�✓ �'� /� ESPDNS/ 6 4-� Principal Officer's Printed Name: Pe6 P //!Ju Principal Officer's Signature: VA Title: L&Ayp { Phone: 5"'/ ' L4 Fax: s E -Mail: 0 F N a-41' vVt4 - +(_ /R CO#"vl A form 410 Statement of Organization - establishing the group or organization as a Primarily Formed Ballot Measure Committee to support or oppose Measure was filed on Committee I.D. # . (The form 410 must be filed within 10 days of the date of the date the committee receives $1,000 in contributions) B. Other information that would support the claim that the group or organization is a Bona fide Association, rather than a group of individuals who support or oppose Measure Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure G Ready to write another $1,500 check to City Halle That's what Measure Y's broken promises cost your household, says the Chamber of Commerce. e3 zu 25" _16 Z.}', '2CI 3c; 31 i2 31, -341 With Y, City Hall promised much, but delivered little on those promises. They promised neighborhood improvements. The- y spent only $10,000 annually fixing dangerous neighborhood sidewalks, but $1,500,000 for fancy designer sidewalks 2s7 L1 12 -zs 2 l I ZG 2-1 ef� "2"+ 175P downtown and motel row. Seven years later -- neighborhood sidewalks remain `3o dangerous. I. `r <� G , n l i� , o They promised neighborhood flood maintenance. Target's developers �ot six figures of 12 , �LE I S t r 7 i , ► <, Zu � [ flood funds. Seven years later -- neighborhood culverts remain dangerously clogged. During Y, City Hall subsidized developers with sweetheart deals for YOUR public 4'1> , 4\ L L � 1 i Ct 2c5 2.1 It e property. One deAoper got p'nme downtown PUBLIC land, appraised at $8,800,000, LA\ /- 'k " " 2 a '2.) n, 7c) '-50 3l 3Z 35 34 35- -3 Cv for just $1,1'00,000, and renied TAXPAYER -OWNED retail space for $0.85 per foot 3) G: .3cl ,10 411 when nearby rents approach $4. Another deveioper got�a $1,860,000 fee waiver rid $500,000 "loan" FROM / 1 '2 4 t It l5 f (-, 1 i 116 \e.q Zc, •2 I 2L -Z3 L'(i r -� 7(-, TAXPAYERS. Chevron, the oil giant which hardly needs your help, may get as much as � $20,060,000 fr � om CITY TAXPAYERS to develop a toxic sle. IS THIS WHAT YOU VOTED FbR"? �7 `ti r �. !, ).2 !� { 1 � 1(6 1') VB I I.I Z0 Z f Z.Z e 3 Nor did they tell you Y woul finance $6,000,000 a year in higher city salaries, and 23 i] 13 LtL -z '� 2 Co v pensions above $1 00,0001 10 1; 12- ti + c t City Hall knows you're unhappy with Y's broken promises. So they hired a pol�ster, wio fu ti-) IC; �-,, 16 n told them: Talk about "accountability." Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure G The opponents' analysis and related arguments are simply wrong. Here's what really happened and why this half - percent tax deserves your support. Before Measure Y, previous recessions and ongoing state takeaways of local funds had forced SLO to suspend neighborhood- street paving, cut police and fire positions, stop funding open -space preservation and halt flood - protection programs. In response, the 2006 ballot said these revenues would be used for: "street paving and pothole repair; traffic congestion relief; public safety ...; flood protection; senior citizen services /facilities; neighborhood code enforcement; open -space preservation and other vital general purpose services." This is exactly how the money was spent. Based on independently audited figures as of June 30, 2013: • Streets: $11.6 million for street repair and sidewalk maintenance. • Traffic: $1.5 million on congestion relief and reduced accidents, including $700,000 for upgrading the LOVR interchange. • Public safety: $6.5 million for improved police and fire protection. • Flood protection: $5.7 million on storm -drain maintenance and creek protection. • Seniors: $378,400 for Senior Center improvements. • Neighborhood protection: $750,200 on stepped -up code enforcement. • Open-space preservation: $1.5 million to protect this essential resource. These seven areas accounted for 90% of Measure Y spending. The remaining 10% has been used for parks and other maintenance. The reserve now equals 20 %, exactly as prescribed by City policy. Along with employees' significant wage and pension concessions, which save $3.1 million annually, Measure Y has meant increased spending on capital improvements that benefit all residents. Promises made, promises kept. Please vote YES on Measure G. Keep SLO Great. JUL 25 2U14 ARGUMENTS IN SUPPORT OR OPPOSITION OF THE PROPOSED LAWS ARE THE OPINIONS OF THE AUTHORS Rebuttal to Arguments Against Measure G The opponents' analysis and related ar uments are sin`' I wron g• Here's what reall ha 'p tined ic1 s` t� %I x� t =k is z.. % Z 'z- and w�1y this half- percent tax deserves your support. 1 2 `1 -7 �, G 16 II i7 1-5 Before Measure Y, previous recessions arYd ongoing state takeaways of local funds had forced SLO to suspend neigh orhood- street paving, cut po ice and fire positions, stop funding open - space preservation and Halt flood - protection programs. % 2 3 k. L S 1 1 `C, `i W r E 1 t In response, the 2006 ballot said these revenues would be used for: Z 2 -3 "street paving and poWole repair; traffic congestion relief; puglic safety...; flood "0 protection; sen or cit►ren servrces/fdcilities; neig borhood code enforcement; open - 3.3 31-1 -j 1� i., '5 -1 3i =y`i Ella space preservation Ad other vital general purpose services.," This is exactly how the_4ney-was spent. �7�, ly 1(n 1? Based on independently audited figures as OT June 30, 2013: t -y I`'a 7 d') zz `2� 2L 15- -z- (0 • Streets: $11.6 million for street repair and sidewalk maintenance. • Traffic: $1.5 million on congestion relief and reduced accidents, including $700,000 for upgrading tWe LOUR inte&ange. L 6 i! 7 LIB; ric, 5C., S`! sz V• Public safety: $6, million for improved police and fire protection. IP • Floo� protection: $5.7 mi ion an storm -drain maintenance and creh protection. day 471,400 • Seniors: 'or h Senii� � or Censer improvements. • Neiglorhood protection: $710,200 on step ed -up cvc a enforcement. • Open -space preservation: $1.5 million to prokect this essential resource. _ r +C= 10 i 1 12 1 1 ILI These seven arras accoctrited for 9 %% of Measure Y spending. The remaining 10% has been �5 16 r t� ��� �� _z ( 72 2'� 2t! 2 a Z6, �-) 7_%$ r �\ used for par�Cs and other mainFe' ante. The reserve now equals 201, exactly as prescribed ,y� GtT Y '+de, IS 0 FORM OF STATEMENT TO BE FILED BY AUTHORS OF ARGUMENTS All Direct Arguments /Rebuttal Arguments concerning city measures shall be accompanied by this form to be signed by each author or authorized individual. Names and titles listed will be printed in the Sample Ballot Pamphlet in the order provided below and will appear as indicated below. The undersigned author(s) or authorized signer(s) of the (select one of the following): ❑ ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF ❑ REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT IN FAVOR ❑ ARGUMENT AGAINST © REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT AGAINST ballot measure G at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo being held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that such argument is true and correct to the best of his /her /their knowledge and belief. Co -. cis J Signature Address Date Phone Number 2. `C, YME'CETZ IF, 0. WK I(01W r �,p;a A - 7- 27 Print Name Re idence Address Date 4k,a u�soel0c 4jwt�i c PO4,krFQe 8oS 886 -oIi►-t c,� ►'�Yltg�il�a CV's � T� e"4�9�YL 'yM^' W tig biU�SPU eo,i�`C O% cA� V- Title Sif nature Phone Number 3. 6 K 156 54 1�65q -7v Print Name W L i k262 .' ct .5 ci: Residence Address / qZ Date a L- I(VZ'f 5 0 I C,14. L. i 111'Vl0-2La t-'�1 h e5' ` 3 Phone Number / 4. 51 RL cl�C11C �r-L S LC) CA- 7 za, I ��. Print Name Me Address Date _s.Sa�.7s7� Title Signature Phone Number 5. DaVof 29GM f .5 rK Ln. .SLO 93401 7%2 �i- Print Name Residence Address Date . m,— a sin Lars Ca%rs,aa za z- 2c3�a .P c ;� � S- 94(— 13 3.S— Title Signature Phone Number Contact Person: Hillary Trout _ Phone: J805) 541 -0839 Fax: Mailing Address: 1174 Buchan San Luis Obispo CA 93401 Email: hgtroutOgmail.com JUL 25 2014 AUTHORIZATION FOR SIGNERS OF REBUTTAL ARGUMENTS To be completed by the signer(s) of the Direct Argument The undersigned signer(s) of the Direct Argument K7 In Favor ❑ Against Measure G at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo to be held on November 4, 2014 authorize(s) the following individual(s) to sign the Rebuttal Argument in his /her /their place: 1. Lauren Brown to sign instead ofd{ Ll 11 print name of Rebuttal Argument signer signature of Direct Argument signer date 2. Eric Meyer to sign instead of Au , L�kIV� e� 7 Zc �' print name of Rebuttal Argument signer 61:96ure of Direct Argument signer date 3. Phillips to sign instead of %,,,A PP 7 print name of Rebuttal Argument signer signature o Direct Argument signer date 4. B.K. Richard to sign instead of �o 7[7-3 1201 print name of Rebuttal Argument signer signature of Direct Argument signer date 5. Dave Romero to sign instead print name of Rebuttal Argument signer signature of Direct Argument signer ate JUL 25 2014 CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING NOTICE OF ELECTION W/ BALLOT MEASURE STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO) SS. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ) AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING — NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014 (WITH BALLOT MEASURE) I, ANTHONY J. MEJIA, declare as follows: That I am the City Clerk of the City of San Luis Obispo; that a copy of the above referenced Notice of Election was posted at a conspicuous place near the door of the City Council Chambers, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California, on July 2, 2014 and posted on the City's website www.slocity.org on July 2, 2014. I declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on July 2, 2014 at San Luis Obispo, California. NYNY J NhEJIA CITY CLERK7----7 eel� CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO NOTICE OF ELECTION Notice is hereby given that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, for the following Officers and Measure: For Mayor Full term of two years For 2 Members of the City Council Full term of four years To protect and maintain essential services and facilities — such as open space preservation; bike lanes and sidewalks; public Yes safety; neighborhood street paving and code enforcement; flood protection; senior programs; and other vital services and capital improvement projects — shall the City's Municipal Code be amended to extend the current one -half percent local sales tax No for eight years, with independent annual audits, public goal- setting and budgeting, and a Citizens' Oversight Commission? The nomination period for these offices begins on July 14, 2014 and closes on August 8, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the city are not filed by August 8, 2014 (the 88h day before the election) the voters shall have until the 83`d day before the election, August 13, 2014, to nominate candidates other than the person(s) who are the incumbents on the 88th day before the election, for that incumbent's elective office. If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by §10229, Elections Code of the State of California. The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Anthony J. Mejia, CIVIC City Clerk City of San Luis Obispo City Manager • Final City Manager Approval t pprover Name Date A roved City Administration I Michael Codron September 2, 2014 August 25, 2014 FROM: Anthony Mejia, City Clerk SUBJECT: USE OF THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS TO CONDUCT AND BROADCAST NON - PARTISAN CANDIDATE FORUM RECOMMENDATION 1. Consistent with City policy, the City Manager approves of the use of the Council Chamber by the League of Women Voters to conduct and broadcast a non - partisan Candidate Forum in the month of September for the November 2014 election. 2. Directed staff to replay the Candidate forum through Election Day, November 41h 3. Waive the fee for the rental of the facility and covering the cost of the KCBX staff to broadcast and schedule the rebroadcast of the event. DISCUSSION Policy Guidance Council Policies and Procedures and the Government Access Channel Operations Guidelines (Attachments 1 and 2), states that the City may provide the Council Chamber and cable television capabilities for non - partisan city -wide candidate forums to educate the community and promote representative governance. Council Policies and Procedures, Section 1.1.5 authorizes the City Manager to give permission to any group who requests to use the Council Chamber for the use of holding a candidate forum. Most Recent Forum In 2010 and 2013 the City hosted, and the League of Women Voters (LOWV) sponsored, a candidate forum in the Chamber. The sponsoring organization was responsible for the format and the content. The City was responsible for extending invitations to the candidates and providing promotion of the forum to the public. Candidate Forum for 2014 Election It is staff's recommendation to work in collaboration with the LOW to proactively facilitate a forum during the month of September. The City Clerk will have the lead and will be responsible for making this nonpartisan event happen and be open to all candidates. 2014 CITY HOSTED CANDIDATE FORUM W /LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS Paae 2 FISCAL IMPACT The current contract with KCBX allows for additional special meetings /events. The cost to broadcast a candidate forum would be approximately $360 which can be absorbed in the existing budget for contract services. Staff recommends waiving the fee for the rental of the facility and covering the cost of the KCBX staff to broadcast and schedule the rebroadcast of the event. ATTACHMENTS 1. Council Policy and Procedure Section 1.1.5 2. Government Access Channel Operating Guidelines TACity Manager Reports \City Clerk\2014 \Candidate Forum \Candidate Forum for November 2014 Election.docx COUNCIL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES CHAPTER ONE MEETING GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES 1.1.5 USE OF COUNCIL CHAMBER 1.1.5.1 The City Manager, or designee, is responsible for maintaining a calendar on the use of the Council Chamber and all requests for reservations shall be cleared through the administrative office. 1.1.5.2 When a question arises regarding permission for any group to use the facility, the City Manager shall have authority to make the final decision. The following rules are established as a guide: a. Use of the Council Chamber by City commissions, committees, and other advisory bodies shall take precedence over any other group or agency. b. Favorable consideration shall be given to other governmental agencies and non -profit groups during regular business hours only, unless otherwise approved by the City Manager (see exception noted in Section 1.1.52c). These groups will be charged for the use of the Council Chamber at the same rate charged governmental agencies and non -profit groups for use of the Community Room at the City /County Library. No events of a commercial nature shall be allowed. The Council Chamber will not be available for use by any non -City organizations during non - business hours, unless otherwise approved by the City Manager (see exception noted in Section 1.1.5.2.c). c. With the approval of the City Manager, other local governmental agencies may use the Council Chamber for the purpose of live or video cablecasting public hearings and/or public meetings during regular or non - business hours. The fee charged shall be the same rate charged governmental agencies for use of the Community Room at the City /County Library, in addition to the cost for services provided by the City for cablecasting operations. d. No admission shall be charged. No events featuring the service of food or drink shall be allowed. e. Regularly scheduled meetings by other agencies and groups shall be discouraged. f. Meetings being held to advocate the election or re- election of a particular candidate for political office shall not be allowed. However, the Council Chamber may be used for a Candidate and/or City Ballot Measure Forum where the public and all candidates and/or proponents /opponents to a City ballot measure or candidates for a particular public office have been invited. Any candidate/ ballot measure forums to be held in the Council Chamber shall not include City staff services. coveRnment access channel opeRatinc cuiaebnes Channel Management The City of San Luis Obispo manages the government access channel and decides which programs will be cablecast on the channel. The City Administrative Officer (hereafter "CAO "), is responsible for the daily management and programming of the channel. Programs produced by the City of SLO will provide specific information about City services, operations and decision making and shall be consistent with the mission statement and objectives outlined in the policy statement. The City's government access channel shall provide direct, non - editorial information to the citizens of SLO concerning their city government. The government access channel is not intended to be a political forum, nor a mechanism for building support for a particular policy, program or issue. Program Content 1) All programming shall be consistent with the City's Government Access Policy Statement (hereafter "Policy Statement "). 2) Programming on the government access channel shall be non - commercial and shall meet all applicable Federal, State and local laws. 3) Eligible programming includes coverage of public meetings, promotion of City and City - sponsored events and services, emergency information, election information programming, public safety information, public service announcements and programming produced by outside sources that is consistent with the Policy Statement and these guidelines. 4) Any City department may suggest or assist in the production of programming for the channel, as resources permit. All programming must be consistent with the Policy Statement and is subject to the approval of the CAO. Departments should budget for costs associated with video production. Any programming prepared or provided by a Government Access Channel Operations Guidelines Page 2 City department, agency or contract producer may be modified or edited as appropriate for cablecasting. 5) Local political candidate debates may be cablecast provided that the debate is facilitated by an outside, non - partisan and impartial group or organization (League of Women Voters, for example). Debates must be approved in advance of the event by the CAD in accordance with provisions set forth in the Council Policies and Procedures as it relates to use of the Council Chamber. 6) Outside programming consistent with the Policy Statement may be cablecast on the channel. Outside programming must be acquired or sponsored by a City department or agency. All outside programming is subject to approval by the CAO. Outside programming shall not preempt any local programming. 7) Public Service Announcements (PSAs) will be solicited and produced for the channel. PSA topics shall be consistent with the Policy Statement and must be in a format acceptable as defined by the CAO. 8) Promotional announcements for events sponsored by a City department or agency are acceptable for cablecast. 9) Information for the community calendar shall be consistent with the Policy Statement and submitted through a City department or agency in accordance with guidelines established by the CAO. 10) Press conferences held for the purpose of providing information to the public but not for advocating a political position may be cablecast. 11) City sponsored events that have a cost and are open to the general public may be promoted on the channel. Content Restrictions 1) No obscene, indecent, libelous, slanderous, or illegal material are allowed on the channel. 2) No corporate or commercial logos are allowed on the channel. The names of sponsors of a video program or City event may only be shown in the end credits of a program. 3) Programming will contain nothing which is subject to copyright, except where the applicant demonstrates compliance with applicable laws. 4) Except as provided below, programs should contain no commercial matter. "Commercial matter" includes: (a) any advertising material designed to promote the sale of any products or services, including advertising by or on behalf of candidates for public office or relating to ballot measures; (b) any audio or visual reference to any business Government Access Channel Operations Guidelines Page 3 enterprises, service, or products for which any economic consideration was received by anyone in exchange for the display, announcement and/or reference to such business, enterprise, product or service; or (c) any material used or designed for use to solicit funds, support directly or indirectly any business or enterprise for commercial purposes, or for any political party, candidate for office or ballot measure. 5) Programs will not contain advertisement of or information concerning any lottery, gift enterprise, or similar scheme offering prizes drawn or awarded by means of any such lottery, gift enterprise or scheme. 6) Programming shall be removed from the channel if it contains untimely or incorrect information; and/or it does not meet technical standards requiring a clear audio and video signal. 7) The channel will not be used for the promotion of any elected official, candidate or ballot measure. Specific advertising messages on behalf or opposing any political candidate or measure will not be permitted. The channel is exempt from providing equal opportunities to a candidate for time incumbents spend on the channel when performing the routine duties of their position, including participation at regular and special sessions of the City Council, other public meetings and bonafide news events. 8) Requests for access to the government access channel for the purpose of advocating a personal viewpoint shall be denied. Programming Priorities Programming priorities for the channel are listed below. The CAO may make exceptions to these priorities on a case -by -case basis. 1) Emergency programming involving public safety or health. 2) Programming of or about meetings of City policy - making bodies. 3) Programming of City departments and their services. 4) Programming of state, federal and/or City boards, commissions and authorities and/or agencies that are publicly funded. 5) Programming produced by outside sources that is relevant to local government, which otherwise meets the Policy Statement and these guidelines. Programming Policies 1) Program Ownership. All programming produced by the City, its officers and agents, is property of the City. Programs produced by contract agents of the City become the property of the City and will not be sold or commercially distributed without the written permission of the City. Government Access Channel Operations Guidelines Page 4 2) Use of Equipment. Use of the City -owned video production equipment and facilities will be limited to the City's contract operator and/or City who have been adequately trained. City - owned equipment will not be used for personal use nor will it be rented or loaned to any firms, organizations, or agencies. 3) Editing. Official public meetings shall not be edited or be subject to editorial comment. Any programming prepared, originated or provided by a City Department may be modified or edited as appropriate by the CAO. Text generated messages may be edited to provide clarity and to maximize use of the character generator. Should human or mechanical error result in the cablecast of incorrect information over the channel, the City and any operations contractor shall not be liable for the inaccuracy of transmitted information. 4) Channel Operating Hours. The channel shall be available to operate 24 -hours per day, seven days per week if appropriate and as resources permit. 5) Scheduling. Scheduling shall be the responsibility of the CAO, and shall be consistent with the orderly development of diversified programming. Emergency messages affecting the health, safety and general welfare of City residents shall receive highest priority at all times over regularly scheduled programs. Scheduling or programming conflicts will be resolved by the CAO. 6) Program Playback Log. The operator shall keep and maintain a daily log of all programming cablecast on the channel for each playback day. Log information shall include program title, airtime, length of program or other information as deemed appropriate. Retention of the log shall be defined in the City's record retention schedule. 7) Back -up DVDs. The operator shall, whenever possible, make a duplicate DVD at the time of the original recording as a back -up. 8) Retention of DVDs. DVDs shall not be considered an official record of public meetings. DVDs are the property of the City of San Luis Obispo. DVDs shall be retained according to the City's record retention schedule and/or State law. At the end of the scheduled retention time, all DVDs will be destroyed. 9) Duplication of DVDs. Requests for copies of DVDs must be made in writing pursuant to the Public Records Act and are subject to a charge of $25.00 per DVD. 10) Programming Acquisition and Exchange. Cooperative arrangements and agreements with local educational programmers, broadcasters, cable companies and other production groups may be established for efficient operations and communications. Government Access Channel Operations Guidelines Page 5 City Council and Planning Commission Meeting Coverage 1) Regular City Council meetings will be cablecast gavel -to- gavel, excluding closed sessions. Special meetings will be cablecast gavel -to- gavel, whenever possible. 2) Regular Planning Commission meetings will be cablecast gavel -to- gavel. Special meetings will be cablecast gavel -to- gavel, whenever possible. 3) Public meeting coverage will not be edited or subject to editorial comment. Editing of technical difficulties is permitted. 4) Coverage will be focused on the officially recognized speaker or on any visual information that may be displayed as part of a presentation. 5) There shall be no reaction shots. 6) A City- operated character generated message may indicate the name of the officially recognized speaker, identification of the matter(s) being considered by the Council/Commission, and the date of the discussion. 7) Public meetings recorded for cablecast will be re- cablecast at least once, if possible. 8) Meetings not held in the Council Chamber require special equipment and additional staffing and may be videotaped for later cablecast with the prior approval of the CAO, as resources permit. 9) The Minutes shall remain the official record of the proceedings. City Advisory Bodies, Task Forces and other Public Hearings Coverage will be as resources permit and will generally conform to all of the provisions of live cablecasting of City Council meetings. Coverage may be live, recorded and aired at a later time. Coverage will be replayed if airtime is available. Public Meetings of Other Government Entities Public meetings held in the Council Chamber by other government entities may be cablecast live or recorded and aired at a later date if approved in advance of the event by the CAO. Said approval shall conform to the provisions set forth in the Council Policies & Procedures as it relates to the use of the Council Chamber. The City maintains the right to request compensation for costs incurred by the City for coverage of meetings held by other governmental entities. Coverage will be replayed if airtime is available. Government Access Channel Operations Guidelines Page 6 Use During Emergencies Government use of the channel during emergencies and disasters declared by the Mayor of the City of San Luis Obispo, , has absolute priority over other programming. During such emergencies or disasters, the channel shall be permitted to accept live, taped, charger- generated and audio information from other governmental or non - governmental entities when such announcements are deemed to provide important public information pertaining to the emergency or disaster or other conditions requiring protection of the public health, safety and welfare. Technical Standards All programs submitted or produced for cablecast must meet the following technical standards: 1) DVD format or mpeg2 format as specified by the operator. 2) Video and audio quality must be acceptable for cablecast transmission, as determined by the operator. Audio must be audible with minimal noise when amplified. 3) DVDs submitted for cablecast or produced by the City shall be clearly labeled with the following information: a) Title of program b) Name of producer c) Total running time (TRT) in minutes; seconds from fade -up to fade -out. d) Number of segments (if applicable) e) Multiple DVDs for a single program shall be clearly labeled (ex: Title, DVD # 1 of 3, DVD #2 of 3, etc.) 4) All DVDs (with the exception of public meeting coverage) must begin with a title slate. 5) DVDs should have no less than 15 seconds of black at the end. Mejia, Anthony From: Mejia, Anthony Sent: Monday, August 25, 20141:52 PM To: Mejia, Anthony Cc: Kremke, Kate Subject: 2014 Mayoral and Council Candidate Forum Reminder that the 2014 Mayoral and Council Candidate Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters is scheduled for September 25, 2014 at 5:30 -7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Representatives from the LWV want to meet with candidates at 5:00 p.m., so please show up a little early. Please RSVP by resaondina to this email. Thank you. Bcc: 2014 Mayoral and Council Candidates Anthony Mejia City Clerk 4 o rya 'a City Administration City Clerk's Office 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 -3249 E amejia @slocity.org T 805.781.7102 slocity.org Ar!}. c Me) e LI--I GU�C� �aviv1� C�nr�S�t��tiSU`r� Ae6v'`�� vl<A� , I gn a Y L-- Mejia, Anthony From: Mejia, Anthony Sent: Monday, September 22, 201412:37 PM To: Mejia, Anthony Cc: Goodwin, Heather, Sims, Shannon; Kremke, Kate Subject: Candidates Forum - Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 Candidates: The League of Women Voter's wants to share the following information regarding Thursday night's Candidate Forum. • Candidates will make opening and closing statements (1 minute each). • Candidates will answer questions read aloud by the moderator. • The questions come from audience members through cards the LWV hands out, collects, and sorts. • The order of answering is rotated, so it is in different order each question. Candidates should arrive 30 minutes before the forum (so 5:00 p.m.), so the moderator can assign seating and give further instructions, if needed. Candidates may bring materials for voters, there will be a table available for such materials. Anthony Mejia City Clerk v CM OF 1 : 1 City Administration City Clerk's Office 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 -3249 E amejia @slocity.org T 805.781.7102 slocity.org Mejia, Anthony From: Mejia, Anthony Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 20141:37 PM To: 'Brett Cross' Subject: RE: City Council Candidates Forum Ms. Cross, Thank you for contacting me regarding the hosting of a candidate forum in the Council Chambers. We have already scheduled a candidates forum that will be hosted by the League of Women Voters on September 25, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. Please let me know if you have any questions or need more information and I'd be happy to discuss with you. Sincerely, Anthony J. Mejia I City Clerk GYLV Of SAIILUIS OBISPO 990 Palm Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401- tel I 8o5.781.7102 From: Brett Cross rmailto:brettcross (ayahoo.com] Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:14 PM To: Mejia, Anthony Subject: City Council Candidates Forum Dear Sir: Residents for Quality Neighborhoods, which was established in 1990, holds a candidates forum for those running for San Luis Obispo Mayor and Council. Traditionally the Candidates Forum has been held in conjunction with RQN's annual dinner. However this year due to a change in the venue's policies the Candidates Forum will have to be held separately. There was discussion during our last board meeting to inquire about holding the Candidates Forum in the Council Chambers which would then allow the event to be televised on Channel 20. What policies and procedures are necessary to facilitate this type of event ?. Sincerely, Brett Cross Residents for Quality Neighborhoods, Treasurer /Candidates Forum Time Keeper. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AFFIDAVIT OF MAKING ELECTION MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO) SS. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ) AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION — CITY ATTORNEY'S IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS AND ARGUMENTS IN FAVOR AND AGAINST MEASURE G -14 I, ANTHONY J. MEJIA, declare as follows: That I am the City Clerk of the City of San Luis Obispo; that copies of the above referenced documents were available for public inspection between July 16, 2014 through July 25, 2014 at the public counter in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California and posted on the City's website www.slocily.org on June 15, 2014, at 5:09 p.m. I declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on July 25, 2014 at San Luis Obispo, California. Wejia, Anthony Fron. tgong @co.slo.ca.us Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:55 AM Ta: Mejia, Anthony Subject: RE: Measure G -14 - Impartial Analysis & Arguments Bullet points are ok for arguments /rebuttals Tommy Gong County of San Luis Obispo Assistant County Clerk- Recorder 805 - 781-5080 email: t &onE @co.slo.ca.us Website: www.SLOvote.com Like Us: �vww.facebook.com/slocouq!ycferkrec Follow Us: www.twitter.com /slocountyclerk From: "Mejia, Anthony" <ameiia @slocity.or > To: "'tgong @co.slo.ca.us "' <tgone @co.slo.ca.us> Date: 07/23/2014 09:54 AM Subject:RE: Measure G -14 - Impartial Analysis & Arguments How about bullet points? Anthony J. Mejia I City Clerk City of San Luis Obispo 990 Palm Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 tel 1 805.781.7102 - - - -- Original Message---- - From: MQQK@.go.slo.ca.us [rnaiGto:tgong _ co.slo.ca.us] Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:46 AM To: Mejia, Anthony Subject: RE: Measure G -14 - Impartial Analysis & Arguments Anthony - Actually, arguments for /against a measure are less restrictive than candidate statements, so formatting is allowed (all caps, bolding, underlining, etc) Tommy Tommy Gong County of San Luis Obispo Mejia, Anthony From: Mejia, Anthony Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 5:01 PM To: Mejia, Anthony Cc: Goodwin, Heather, Kremke, Kate; Sims, Shannon; White, Kelly; Department Heads Subject: Ballot Arguments Transmittal Attachments: City Attorney Impartial Analysis of Measure G- 14.pdf; Argument in Favor - Citizens for Measure G.pdf; Argument Against - Association for Responsible Taxes.pdf Attached are the impartial analysis and arguments in support of and against Measure G -14. The deadline to file rebuttal arguments is July 25, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. If you desire to authorize others to sign the rebuttals instead of the authors of the direct arguments, please complete the "Authorization for Signers of Rebuttal Arguments" which is included in the Ballot Ar uments Guidelines and Forms Manual. If you have any questions, please let me know. bcc: City Council Peg Pinard Richard Schmidt Hilary Trout Anthony Mejia City Clerk "Y City Administration City Clerk's Office 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 -3249 E amejia @slocity.org T 805.781.7102 Mejia, Anthony From: Mejia, Anthony Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 2:33 PM To: tgong @co.slo.ca.us Subject: Measure G -14 - Impartial Analysis & Arguments Attachments: City Attorney's Impartial Analysis of Measure G- 14.pdf, Argument in Favor of Masure G- 14.pdf, Argument Against Measure G- 14.pdf, City Attorney's Impartial Analysis of Measure G- 14.docx, Argument in Favor of Measure G- 14.docx, Argument Against Measure G- 14.docx Tommy, Attached are the City Attorney's Impartial Analysis and arguments in support of and against Measure G- 14. The review period is through July 25"'. Do you need anything else? I did want to make sure it was clear that we desire to publish the ordinance in full. If you need the Word document, please let me know. Anthony Mejia City Clerk City Administration City Clerk's Office 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 -3249 E amejia @slocity.org T 805.781.7102 0711512014 14:51 S.L.O. County Builders Exchange �FA,Rj605 543 7016 P.0031003 K & MK Gurnee 3608810181 p.2 ARGUMENT AGAINST MEASURE 6-14 Don't be fooled by Measure G -141 This "new" Measure Y is just another misleading tax increase, P.r CautNS d.a 4 -awtva & 4:t4 pe^ 611I54V014 Will Rogersaid "There is nothing more permanent than a temporary government program ". Sold to the voters in 2006 as a "temporary 8 year sales tax increase" to "fund community improvements", Measure Y has failed those promises. While the city now seems "hooked" on Measure Y revenue, it has historically spentfunds for traffic relief, streets, and open space long before Measure Y. Now Measure G -14 promoters would have us believe that our city will fall apart without it. What Measure Y did was increase the city's General Fund by $6,000,000 annually, allowing the city to feed its insatiable appetite for expanding payrolls and pensions. The city's 203.4 -2015 budget shows only 2% of-Measure Y funds going for traffic relief, 3% for open space, and 4% for neighborhoods. Yet 91% of its funds will cover general government expenses, primarily payroll and pensions. While our population has remained nearly static and inflation negllglble, the city budget has grown exponentially, with most funding consumed by salaries and benefits. Our City Manager makes 28% more than our Governor. Scores of past and present city employees enjoy six - figure salaries and pensions, With cash reserves of over $.90,000,000 and a $4,3 million Measure Y surplus carried forward into this year, the city need not tax us any further. It's time the city do what we taxpayers must do -- live within our means. Measure G -14 is nothing more than a bait- and - switch shell game-- a grab for more money to support the status quo. if Measure G -14 passes, just expect more of the same. There is a saying "Fool us once, shame on you. Fool us twice, shame on us!" Don't be fooled again. VOTE NO on Measure G-14. 0711512014 14:51 S.L.O. County Builders Exchange (FAX )805 543 7016 P.0031003 K & MK Gurnee 3608810181 p.2 ARGUMENT AGAINST MEASURE G -14 Don't be fooled by Measure G -141 This "new" Measure Y is just another misleading tax increase. Will Rogers once said "There is nothing more permanent than a temporary government program ". Sold to the voters in 2006 as a "temporary 8 year sales tax increase" to "fund community improvements ", Measure Y has failed those promises. While the city now seems "hooked" on Measure Y revenue, it has historically spentfunds for traffic relief, streets, and open space long before Measure Y, Now Measure G -14 promoters would have us believe that our city will fall apart without it. What Measure Y did was increase the city's General Fund by $6,000,000 annually, allowing the city to feed its insatiable appetite for expanding payrolls and pensions. The city's 2014 -2015 budget shows only 2% of- Measure Y funds going for traffic relief, 3% for open space, and 4% for neighborhoods. Yet 91% of its funds will cover general government expenses, primarily payroll and pensions. While our population has remained nearly static and inflation negligible, the city budget has grown exponentially, with most funding consumed by salaries and benefits. Our City Manager makes 28% more than our Governor, Scores of past and present city employees enjoy six- figure salaries and pensions. With cash reserves of over $90.000,000 and a $4,3 million Measure Y surplus carried forward into this year, the city need not tax us any further. It's time the city do what we taxpayers must do-- live within our means. Measure G -14 is nothing more than a halt -and- switch shell game -- a grab for more money to support the status quo. ff Measure G -14 passes, just expect more of the same. There is a saying "Fool us once, shame on you. Fool us twice, sharne on us!" Don't be fooled again. VOTE NO on Measure G -14. 0711512014 14:51 S.L.O. County Builders Exchange TAX)605 543 7016 P.0031003 K & MK Gurnee 3608810181 ARGUMENT AGAINST MEASURE 6-14 l z 3 4 sr ` 1 t -1 ry r, Ji iy r� \ to Don't be fooled by Measure G -141 This "new" Measure Y is lust another rnis eading tax increase, p.2 14 �{ ` � *7 to Jr 11- 1 I L J ill a "ers o e aid "T' e e i nathir r p manent flan a� rrtporary ve nrnent r gram11 So�c! to th vo s rn 2 6 3s 81 - te to ra ar aa,e tax rn r sp to „rkJ uni irn overnenCs ` Meat _re $a th pr fs e�5, f a ti'i Ci t noV�r se s " o f ri'nAa s''ur c, �revW 'Vi'Wh 5 h sra i�' #t Sp nTf rUS trw r�fI f st t au peg s ce lon be i e Mee ure �`. 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Ses a tae pn , W tR rr �h�rese es of`o VOW �rr, F$�3 rniTE on Nf�a re is su7lz�s Carr ed for aAd ir1 t3 tk�i5 yA, t o ci net r %1 Ca uNq?fuger. ti de G1 �a +nlfia � e a yeas u + v Iiue.Niit in a rriea�is e�'su - 1�yti�n , ing / re whfe3n a ba t -a -swre� s� ®r�crre Alney #sup r t t sta Q �. ff e s re 1,4 pa5�es, j eX i t T r s rng us once, sh�fne on you. Foot us twice, shame on s15?" Don't be fooled again. VOTE 2S ioe�ire G -1 r rr •b V 1 0711 512014 14:51 S.L.O. County Builders Exchange Y` I t K $ MK Gurnee ftX)805 543 7016 3608810181 FORM OF STATEMENT TO BE FILED BY AUTHORS OF ARGUMENTS p.3 P.0021003 All Direct Arguments /Rebuttal Arguments concerning city measures shall be accompanied by this form to he signed by each author or authorized individual. Names and titles listed will be printed in the Sample Ballot Pamphlet in the order provided below and wiU appear as indicated below. The undersigned author(s) or authorized signer(s) of the (select one of the following): ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF [J REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT IN FAVOR )I ARGUMENT AGAINST 0 REBUTTAL TOARGUM ENT AGAINST ballot measure -. � . _ at the Genera; Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo being field on November 4, 2014 hereby state that such argument is true and correct to the best of his /her/their knowledge and belief. Print Name ResidenceAddre&& Date 9 Phone Number 2. 3. 4. --2 w /2 0/Y Print Name ResidenceAddresc Cate �j r�51 �VaNLti"0b "QV, N r"W'u 6K +trzf� f1LGli .lS Lis SA. f�s/r��•� / g ✓�.. S�gto y`/ Title Signature Phone Number Print Marne Residence Address Date rule Signature Phone Number Print Name Residence Address Date Title Signature Phone Number S. t Print.Narne Residence Address Date T-rtla 51gnature Phone Number Contact Person; Phone., Fax: Mailing .. /lJ �_ ✓ -, / . . �lnf✓ h -y 0711 512014 14:51 S.L.O. County Builders Exchange fAXj605 543 7016 P.0011003 Sass Luis Obispo Pabperay and Sassiness Own ern Association P.O. Sox 12924 San Lases Obispo, CA 93406 July 14, 2014 TO: City Clerk Michael Mejla FROM! Leslie Halls, President, SLOPBOA Number of pages (including cover sheet) 3 Following is the Form of Statement to be Filed by Authors of Arguments, Against Measure G, and the Argument Against Measure G. I have Signed it as required. Please call me or fax me to confirm you have received this information. Phone is 543 -7330; fax is 543 -7016. Thank you, Sincerely, LESLIE HALLS President SLO Propelrty& Business Owners Association CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING NOTICE OF ELECTION STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO) SS. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ) AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING -- NOTICE OF NOMINEES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE FOR A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014 I, ANTHONY J. MEJIA, declare as follows: That I am the City Clerk of the CitY of San Luis Obispo; that a copy of the above referenced Notice of Nominees was posted at a conspicuous place near the door of the City Council Chambers 9 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California, on August 15, 2014 and posted on the City's website !w '.slocity.ora on August 15, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. I declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on August 15, 2014 at San Luis Obispo, California. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 4, 2014 NOTICE OF NOMINEES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the offices designated to be filled at the General Municipal Election to be held in the City of San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The names and ballot designations are listed in the order as they will appear on the ballot. MAYOR (Vote for One) DONALD E. HEDRICK Artisan Whale Maker JEFFERY CONLEY SPECHT Entrepreneur JAN MARX Mayor MEMBER OF CITY COUNCIL (Vote for no more than two) DAN RIVOIRE Nonprofit Executive Director CARLYN CHRISTIANSON City Council Member MIKE CLARK Retired Army Officer DAN CANO Executive Director GORDON MULLIN Financial Advisor /Businessman MEASURE TO BE VOTED ON Notice is further hereby given that the following measure is to be voted on at the General Municipal Election to be held in the City of San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, November 4, 2014: MEASURE G -14 ESSENTIAL SERVICES TRANSACTION (SALES) AND USE TAX To protect and maintain essential services and facilities — such as open space preservation; bike lanes and sidewalks; public safety; Yes neighborhood street paving and code enforcement; flood protection; senior programs; and other vital services and capital improvement projects — shall the City's Municipal Code be amended to extend the current one -half percent local sales tax for eight years, with No independent annual audits, public goal- setting and budgeting, and a Citizens' Oversight Commission? The polls will be open on Election Day between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Additional information regarding the election is available on the City's web site at www.slocitv.org car b calling the City Clerk's Office at (805) 781 -7100. ony . Meji , MMC City Clerkor�s O icial CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING NOTICE OF ELECTION STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO) SS. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ) AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING — NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014 I, ANTHONY J. MEJIA, declare as follows: That I am the City Clerk of the City of San Luis Obispo; that a copy of the above referenced Notice of Election was posted at a conspicuous place near the door of the City Council Chambers, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California, on June 10, 2014 and posted on the City's website www.slocity.org on June 10, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. I declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on June 10, 2014 at San Luis Obispo, California. CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO NOTICE OF ELECTION Notice is hereby given that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, for the following Officers: For Mayor Full term of two years For 2 Members of the City Council Full term of four years The nomination period for these offices begins on July 14, 2014 and closes on August 8, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the city are not filed by August 8, 2014 (the 88th day before the election) the voters shall have until the 83'd day before the election, August 13, 2014, to nominate candidates other than the person(s) who are the incumbents on the 88th day before the election, for that incumbent's elective office. If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by §10229, Elections Code of the State of California. The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Z thr ony J. City Clerk City of San L is Obispo Dated: June 10, 2014 Legal Ad to Jane 1 Day — 1 Affidavit Bill: City Clerk ART — CITY LOGO ttlegals(a)-thetribunenews.com 781 -7947 FAX 783 -7625 Phone Run: Saturday, June 14, 2014 From: Anthony Mejia, 781 -7101 FAX: 781 -7109 CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO NOTICE OF ELECTION Notice is hereby given that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, for the following Officers: For Mayor For 2 Members of the City Council Full term of two years Full term of four years The nomination period for these offices begins on July 14, 2014 and closes on August 8, 2014 at 5:0(� p.m. If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the city are not filed by August 8, 2014 (the 88t day before the election) the voters shall have until the 83`d day before the election, August 13, 2014, to nominate candidates other than the person(s) who are the incumbents on the 88th day before the election, for that incumbent's elective office. If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by §10229, Elections Code of the State of California. The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Anthony J. Mejia City Clerk City of San Luis Obispo Dated: June 14, 2014 Mejia, Anthony From: jdurand @thetribunenews.com on behalf of Legals, SLO <ttlegals @thetribunenews.com> Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 20141:50 PM To: Mejia, Anthony Subject: Re: Publication for 06/14/14 HI Anthony, I received your email/ad. Thank you, Jane Jane Durand Tribune Legal Classifieds ttLega-ls@thetribunenews.com fax: (805) 781-7947 (805) 783 -7625 Go to our website, www.sanluisobispo.com for all your news! Like us on Facebookl http : / /www.facebook.com /SLOtribune On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Mejia, Anthony <amejiakslocity.org> wrote: Please publish the attached notice of election on June 14, 2014. Thank you. Anthony Mejia City Clerk x ,� 1 1111) �: G � '! City Administration City Clerk's Office 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 -3249 E amejia @slocity.org 1 THE Newspaper of the Central Coast TMBUNE 3825 South Higuera • Post Office Box 112 • San Luis Obispo, California 93406 -0112 • (805) 781 -7800 In The Superior Court of The State of California In and for the County of San Luis Obispo AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION AD # 7052442 CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK STATE OF CALIFORNIA ss. County of San Luis Obispo I am a citizen of the United States and a resident of the County aforesaid; I am over the age of eighteen and not interested in the above entitled matter; I am now, and at all times embraced in the publication herein mentioned was, the principal clerk of the printers and publishers of THE TRIBUNE, a newspaper of general Circulation, printed and published daily at the City of San Luis Obispo in the above named county and state; that notice at which the annexed clippings is a true copy, was published in the above -named newspaper and not in any supplement thereof — on the following dates to wit; JUNE 14, 2014, that said newspaper was duly and regularly ascertained and established a newspaper of general circulation by Decree entered in the Superior Court of San Luis Obispo County; State of California, on June 9, 1952, Case #19139 under the Government Code of the State of California. I certify (or declare) under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. (Signattde of Principal Clerk) DATED: JUNE 14, 2014 AD COST: $116.62 CI'I'YOF Sill LZIIS OBISPO CITY OF SAN LUIS OnISP0 NOTICE OF ELECTION e is hereby glven that a'General MuniefFal Election will in the J'a c�1 San Luis Obispo on rtlasday, November for the fallowing Officers: For Mayor Full term of two years For 2 Memt70rs f the City Councll Full term of four years 1Z, The nomina.',' on period for Ihesa offices begins on Jul y 73, 201 (thcloses August 8, 2014 at 5:00 p,m. If nomination pa ea e 88111 ucfa bef© a he election O VOtefS shall 8Ve 111 ri U 83rd o } re the alectiOn, Augqust 13, 2414, 10 nominate Cand dates o ier than tha persons) wfa are the Incumbents on flea 8811 day be {ore the electlort, for IhhaI incumbent's elective offlea. 5 11 ppno one or only one porsCn rs nomffnaled for an elective ofrrrce 229. E10Crfons Ladetofethe S ale of Calimade as prescriber! bl The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 ).M. Anthony J. Melia City Clerk City of San Luis Obispo Dated: June 14, 2014 June 14, 20.14 eRSY L E N NOTIC O OF ECTII e is hereby given that a general Municipal Election will be in the C1ty c1 San Luis Obi spo on Tuesday, November, for the iolPowing Officers and Measure: For Mayor Full term of two years Fpr 2 Members of the Clty Council Full tern of four years To pprotect and maintain essential services and facllftles - such as open spaca preservellon; blke lanes and sidewalks; pubic safety: nelghborhood yes street paving and code enforcement; flood protection: senlor INN rams; and other vital selvicas and capiial Improvement projects - shall Ilia Cft 's Municipal Code be amended to extendythe current one -half percent local stales tax for eight years. with independent annual No audits, public goal setting and budgeting, and a Cllixens' Oversight Commission I nomination period tar these offfcss begins on July 14, 2 f closes on August 8, 2014 at 5:00 p,m. It nomination paF an Incumbent officer of the city are not filed by August 8, 2 ! 98th day before the eiectiorlj the voters shall have until d daY before the sleollon, August 13, 2014. to nominate cal as other than the person {s) who are the incumbents on the 8 before the elecilon, for that ineumbeni's elective ofitce a one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, ument to file efsclive offlCe may be made as prescribed 229, Elections Code of the State of California. polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8 hony.l. Mejia, CMC Clerk of San Luis Obispo b, 2014 11 CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO NOTICE OF HOW AND WHERE TO OBTAIN CAMPAIGN STATEMENTS Per section 2.40.060 of the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code, campaign statements for the General Municipal Election of November 4, 2014 will be available on the City's website at www.slocity.org and are also available for public inspection at San Luis Obispo City Hall, City Clerk's Office, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo during normal working hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. October 6, 2014 First Pre - Election Campaign Statements (Reporting period covers July 1, 2014 thru September 30, 2014) October 23, 2014 Second Pre - Election Campaign Statements (Reporting period covers October 1, 2014 thru October 18, 2014) February 2, 2015 Semi - Annual Campaign Statements (Reporting period covers October 19, 2014 thru December 31, 2014) Anthony J. Mejia City Clerk CITYOF City of San Luis Obispo ,dt SHIR LLLIS OBISPO Mejia, Anthony From: Fike, Landy < Ifike @thetribunenews.com> Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 201412:16 PM To: Mejia, Anthony Subject: ad proof 10/8 Attachments: 0001313498- O1.PDF Hi Anthony, Please review the attached ad and let me know of corrections. Thank you, Landy Landy Fike • retail media specialist the tribune newspaper 13825 s. higuera street san luis obispo, ca 93401 p 805.781.7839 f 805.781.7871 a Ifike @thetribunenews.com CITY ATTORNEY'S IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS OF MEASURE G -14 In 2006, 64.77 percent of City of San Luis Obispo voters approved Measure Y -06, which adopted Chapter 3.15 (ESSENTIAL SERVICES TRANSACTIONS (SALES) AND USE TAX) into the City's Municipal Code. Measure Y -06 authorized an additional 1/2 percent City sales tax, which is currently included in the eight percent total sales tax rate applicable in the City. Since its effective date, April 1, 2007, the tax has generated an average of approximately $5.2 million in annual revenue to the City, through audited fiscal year 2012 -13. Measure Y -06 approved a "general purpose tax," meaning that all revenue raised from the tax can be used to fund any City project, operation or service approved by the City Council. Measure Y -06 provided: "The authority to levy the tax imposed by this chapter shall expire eight years from the operative date of this chapter, unless extended by the voters." Unless Measure G -14 is approved by a majority of City voters voting in the November 2014 election, the current %2 percent local tax will expire after March 31, 2015 and the City will receive no further revenue from the local tax. Measure G -14 would amend Chapter 3.15 of the City's Municipal Code to authorize the City to continue to levy a 1/2 percent local sales tax for another eight years. Measure G -14 would provide: "The authority to levy the tax imposed by this chapter shall expire in eight years, on March 31, 2023, unless extended by the voters." Measure G -14 would continue the following fiscal accountability provisions included in Measure Y -06: 1) independent annual financial audit; 2) integration of the use of funds into the City's budget and goal setting process; 3) annual citizen oversight meeting. Measure G -14 would add the following fiscal accountability requirements to Chapter 3.15: 1) "A citizen's commission will be established to provide transparency and maximize City accountability. The Commission will be responsible for reviewing and making budget recommendations directly to the City Council regarding expenditures from the essential services transactions (sales) and use tax, and reporting annually to the community on the City's use of these tax revenues "; 2) "The funds collected through the City of San Luis Obispo essential services transactions (sales) and use tax ordinance shall be accounted for and tracked by the City Treasurer separately to facilitate citizen oversight." Measure G -14 would amend the existing annual community report requirement in Chapter 3.15 to require that "[a] written report shall be reviewed at a public hearing by the Revenue Enhancement Oversight Commission, and a summary will be provided annually to every household in the community detailing how much revenue is being generated by the measure and how funds are being spent." A "yes" vote on Measure G -14 means the City will continue to levy a 1/2 percent local sales tax for another eight years. A "no" vote means that the current 1/2 percent local sales tax will expire and the City will not collect a JoVI 1/2 percent tax after March 31, 2015. Y AChristine Dietrick City Attorney, City of San Luis Obispo CITY ATTORNEY'S IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS OF MEASURE G -14 r z � '11 y s. G - Vol 's q W , if ,, I.. In 2006, 64.77 percent of City of San Luis Obispo voters approved Measure Y -06, which adopted 13 ILI 15 Ho 1 11 Fs 14 '170 ZI 22. Chapter 3.15 (ESSENTIAL SERVICES TRANSACTIONS (SALES) AND USE TAX) into tits 2 ,LI pl 2` V %u Z �+ . 3v t , - -" 34 i 316 'i 7 3$ City's Municipal Code. Measure Y -06 authorized an adlitional '/2 percent City sa es tax, which is 41 Wo 41 �� sn i/ . a: s3 s-w S currently included in the eight percent total sales tax Ate app icable in e ity. Since its effective (. L 03 44 . & 61V 70 date, Apr 1, 2 *7, tSh4 e t4atx ;` ht s generated an average of approximately $5.2 million in annual 7 / • � 7t �3 '1�I -f1 revenue to the City, through autited fiscal 'year 2012 -13. Measure Y -06 approved a "general R9 4u'1 66 gy - va q g1 G3 4q ; 4S 96 Sr1 q8 �t . log is �cZ l03 purpose tax," meanin g that' all revenue raised from the tax can be used to fund any City project, Io.y 10T 10(p . 101 let,. toq )u. II operation or service approved by the, ity Council. 1 Z 7 , g ey I o 1+ : It 1 3 .. I L Measure Y -06 provided:' "The authority to levy the tax imposed by this chapter shall expire e g�it 20 . -tt z"t, 13 2% Res '+� �h b� 3 / 3 L years from the operative date of this chapter, unZless exended uy the voters." Unless Measure G -14 ,I3 '14 3t. 3l 3s 39 4c> Lt /. �L 93 44 4s- �4 t-7 YB C4 is approved ?'y a majority o City voters voting i the November 2014 ele Lion, t e current '/2 6� Sa l � .. sy 5 5 5� S 5x sy 66 bi ' 6Z- (03 6y (s ` 44 percent local tax will expire after March 31, 2015 andthe City will receive no further revenue from the local tax. 1 ? 3 4 5 t;o 7 ,Q S ro 10 rZ 13 �`l 1 - M- Measure G -14 would amend Chapter 3.15 of A City's Municipal Code to authorize the Ci�y �o 11 1& ly Zv21 22 13 2.y 2S U 27 2 Z� ,3v 3I 3-L continue to levy a /2 percent local sales tax for another eight years. Measure G -14 would prov3ide: "The autl�ity � levy the tax imposed by tl� chapter shall expire in4eight years, on March 31, S� 5, sl, 2021, unless exten ed by the voters." d Y CD � zy c CD MY, CD ate-, CD O Q- D CD CD M0N y° �pv n`C -]CID CL w ° CD a. 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This revenue has been crucial in preserving and enhancing the quality of life in our city. Measure G will keep San Luis Obispo moving in the right direction, and we urge you to vote Yes. Measure G does not increase taxes. It simply renews a tax that voters overwhelmingly approved in 2006. In all, the half - percent tax has generated about $6.5 million a year, equal to 12% of the city's operating budget. Importantly, about 72% of the tax has been paid by visitors, not by residents. We believe city officials have been responsive to residents' needs and priorities, and have invested wisely. The revenue has enabled the city to fix potholes and resurface streets; to acquire open space and improve public parks; to increase and improve bike lanes, and to add police officers to enhance safety downtown and reduce noise in neighborhoods. Annual audits have verified these facts. And for greater accountability, City Council said the tax should be put to voters for re- approval after eight years. That time has come. Renewal will reinforce the city's financial stability, and, importantly, these tax dollars will remain under local control. Additionally, a special citizens' oversight commission will be created to monitor future spending and ensure that the revenue will continue to support essential services, such as police and fire protection, senior programs, park maintenance, street repair and open -space acquisition. As parents and grandparents, as environmentalists and business owners, as concerned citizens and as your neighbors, we enthusiastically support renewal of this half - percent sales tax for another eight years. We strongly urge you to vote Yes on Measure G. "The undersigned author(s) of the Direct Argument In Favor of ballot proposition Measure G at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo to be held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that the argument is true and correct to the best of (his /her /their) knowledge and belief." Signed AV "Date (� �a /fir Signed t Date -7I 1gj.2of y Patricia Andreen / ne Mclvor City advisory body member; form r school Arts advocate; youth sports organizer; board president attorney Signed Date l —14 —14 Signed Date 711 y 12014 Clint Pearce A Brea P a e President, Madonna Enterprises; past Archit , founding member, SLO Green chair, SLO City Tourism Business Build Improvement District J Sig�d Date �'� Pierre Rademaker Small business owner; past president, SLO Downtown Association w�rnr^ rCf g 1, . FORM OF STATEMENT TO BE FILED BY AUTHORS OF ARGUMENTS All Direct Arguments /Rebuttal Arguments concerning city measures shall be accompanied by this form to be signed by each author or authorized individual. Names and titles listed will be printed in the Sample Ballot Pamphlet in the order provided below and will appear as indicated below. Thee undersigned author(s) or authorized signer(s) of the (select one of the following): IJ ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF ❑ REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT IN FAVOR ❑ ARGUMENT AGAINST ❑ REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT AGAINST ballot measure G at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo being held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that such argument is true and correct to the best of his /her /their knowledge and belief. 1. F6vlc�o A0 /1 . 7// ylz-.ol�( jL Z16, `--)L6. La Print Name R,s n e Addres Date r, V'W eritle s V ODQI�d- /.? kZV1, e ature Phone Number 2. Ilut4--� E.1 Ceram• -113 C+ SL.a jj�ta[ t ► UI l� Print ame Residence Address Date TW i ure sl t4 S Phone Number 3. C V�G 2� x�kAL sC�1 s 0 cA — Pq - . tt ri t Namp�. Residenc dd Q�OS"l4 $ —"C' i 7 Date 1rCt 141A Ct` �(�jNtrtq i766 ev e $+e �S� C,6 I �, S L-0 C i y i !tl u 1 s u4 #�t7 N i Y (�{ t Title Signature 4. Avtd 1_4a L s e. 2 L 10 L.a u-O Print Name Res' en ddress s L 40 e yt Title ign ure 5. J 1:53 3 C � Print sNarqXr�r�s � Address Title Signature Contact Person: t I LLh&V I RtO Phone: S05 5LA fl�3� Fax: Phone Number _ 7 r f I zo L Date Phone N mbe Date Phone Number Mailing Address: i 5 BU (.Ht 1J S; � LSA,�'5 &LO P0 Email: (6 k'� JUL 14 2014 Argument in Favor of Measure G Approving Measure G would ren4w tie half - percent s' fes tax that has paid for essential improv city series sine San Luis 6bispo voters over whelmingly ap d iI`in 2666. This revenue Fil F . Z. �t 7 ,mss ,ac, ,i t _ crucial in preserving and enhncing th quality of lrfe in our i sp? :Z� t Cl ra ,a 11- raj I`l f oe)k Measure G will keep San LJObispo mo�ng A tgie n6t direction, and we urge you to vot Measure G does not increase taxes. I sirr4ply renews a tax that voters overwQmingly approW d in 20th. 1 , �l � j IU 1 ! - 1 3 3 1 tl r 1 J ) 7 18e c,l as r �a In all, the half-percent tax h2s generated about $6.5 million a year, equal to 2 a of the city's Ling blfflget. ��,, L-) C rte} Importantly, about 72' 0 ft e tck h2s b&ti paid by visitors, not by re Gents. We be lave a officials ha .� be n res ansive rase ants needs a d pre reties`r an have invested Thee re venue h s pri�ibled t Ge city tai fi oth -6les a68 resbtf� ace sti�AR t'3- 4uiYe opine spAk aQ i - � e p alit perks; t in Crease ai d im�rove bike 1 >nes, and AWalld pof0e offic VerilliAce safe do t n and reduce noise Nneigh&hoods. An al audits hM ve ified t4 ac f And Rr gre en accou icy, Ci�'ty Cokcil said fFr tal shMd be pui tAovte�rs four - pprava Aer yeatrs. Thl timer e Ms Renekal will rein4ce toe ciiir +'s finakiai stability, ar'fd', importantly, thelkdrx dell ra Jilt renia�i loclal co-krol. Addit�dn ally, Ys T 1� A (� i pedal ��izens' avei -fight com Ission w II be cre ed to man or utur sponding aWd ensAre that tfi rev6ue w')II con i��ue filsuk%r-t essAn{ial sera+iies, subi afsypoA �id 7 protection, senior prog-�ms, p4k mainSnance, str6et repair egad open -sMe acgdilition. Al s arents ant? grandparents, afenvir� mentalists and busi4iss awn ens, ars cancbrned citizens aril -alt 2 '�. - �l � �p r ar rZ 1 1• �- t� neighbors, we enthuhriiastic411 su � al cif this h1lf- percent saes tax for ano4er eig4t yeas. stron ly u �tfU Cd�vo e yRe "The undersigned author(s) of the Direct Argument In Favor of ballot proposition Measure G at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo to be held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that the argument is true and correct to the best of (his /her /their) knowledge and belief." Signed � Date ��'� zoq Patricia Andreen City advisory body member; form r school board president c Signed .� Date 1I Iqj -.o( Y i J ne Mclvor Arts advocate; youth sports organizer; attorney Argument Against Measure G Don't be fooled again! Measure G is the "new" Measure Y — just another tax. G's proponents promise to use it to preserve open space, make traffic flow, polish tarnished neighborhoods, and pave streets. Who's not for that? They promised the same with Y, but promises weren't kept. That's because THIS TAX CAN BE SPENT FOR ANYTHING, so election -time promises are meaningless sales pitches, derived from years of polls paid for by you, the city taxpayer, to discover what you'll vote for. Review of Measure Y expenditures shows voters didn't get what they believed they'd get. Y collected $6,000,000+ a year. Where did it go? Spending for open space, traffic relief, and street construction didn't change much before and after Y's passage. WHAT CHANGED WAS SPENDING ON CITY SALARIES AND PENSIONS. Salaries grew about $6,000,000 per year, essentially absorbing Y's tax proceeds. The city compensates too generously: our city manager earns 28% more than the Governor, her predecessor has a $159,000 pension. This pattern will NOT change under G. And deceptive new promises of "accountability" CANNOT GUARANTEE WHAT IS FUNDED. The city's budget shows future intent: next year 2% of Y's funds go for traffic relief, 3% for open space, 4% for neighborhoods, and 91 % for general government expenses including bloated salaries and pensions. Proponents claim without G the city will lack funds to operate at high standards. Really? The city banks a huge cash reserve -- equal to about 34% of its annual expenditures. This "surplus" accumulated year after year, even during the Recession, while the city talked about being broke. Measure Y's account runs its own unspent cumulative surplus -- $4,300,000 was carried forward last year. This city's not broke. Its public trust, however, is broken. Don't be fooled again. Please vote NO on G K & MK Gurnee 3608810181 p.1 -_ _.... _ .., ,._,.n.. - - The undersigned authors of the Direct Argument against ballot proposition G at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo to be held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that the argument is true and correct to the best of (hislherAheir) knowledge and belief." Signed Date Peg Pinard Former SLO MayorlFormer SLO County Board of Supervisors Chairperson Signed 1 Date Richard S hm dt Teacher /Former SLO Planning Corhmissloner Signed -- ---- -- Gate (typed name ex oily as Igned) 7.14 �, G'vrz (I�dentifkcatl any)1,Ishz ►9 vT�.^f Signed Date (typed name exactly as signed) ( Idenntificatlon, if any) Signed Date (typed name exactly as signed) (Identification, if any) The undersigned authors of the Direct Argument against ballot proposition G at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo to be held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that the argument is true and correct to the best of (his/her/their) knowledge and belief." Signed ( Date S Peg Pinard Former SLO Mayor /Former SLO County Board of Supervisors Chairperson f Y Signed Date Richard 86hmidt Teacher/Former SLO Planning Commissioner Signed Date (typed name exactly as signed) (identification, if any) Sianed (typed name exactly as signed) (identification, if any) Sinned (typed name exactly as signed) (identification, if any) Date Date Argument Against Measure G 1 L J y Don't be fooled again! L/ Measure G 1s the "new" Measure Y — just another tAx. 1, L ? c 4 � ib make , �V G s proponents promise Yo ue it o prerve An spa, ma�Ce traffic floor, polish z tarrhi hed nei ftorhoods, dnii pAt stte'bts. 's n7f f 1 triV;I:? I 2 �1 5. (.0 /0 1 1 1 L- 5 l Tl, prorrai ed the arras with Y, ut prmises weren't kept. That's because �THj TAX C I�SI 9NT � AN INN, el3rP!byyA, on -time prod es a me in fie s s es Pit ds de d frtra years po p t1 ci� taayer, tc draverat 4 S o�II vw Ar. Review orMeJure Y expeditures Aws vaters An't get what they believed they'd ey'd A 1 2 3 S' ASS t� ► 1 Y 1s t t �( collected $6,000,000+ g�rear. Where Jid i gg,o�? SB d�in,gg "' ppe space, trak re Fief, vp air�'b strelt constAction didln�'t ch fte mush bef0Te aff�r Y'"s� pa�age. WHAT CHAFED V1�AS �PE'KIDING dN CtTY SAL�RI S ARID P� NSIQN . SaTaaries ew abet $6 ddb,0 per V66 r ees �I`iti abs& -bing s ta. proceed . T i L j o co r� sates enir�ausiy: o c y� m r�ager e % 2, k mire A& t Gov nor, prede Aor leas IMt ~000 pMsion. This atlern Jul ka cha&e de �1 r�i de�eptive�A& promises oi" ccountability" C T GUAI EE 4 AT ISI�UI EIS Tea? city s b� et s i St6& € re in fat: nWA S 1' y �J fAds 6 f8r tra y, ref, t fdl' o ;n sp e, /ti f n i �6 rhoods, a g 91 a 04gerOal 9A meat expVnles ind ling b1dAik saiar ah pensions_ PP k no tints cl without a A k will I k fund �� XYO drat tt h�� 1, stare& rds. Rally? ti c bats a e ca r Ek e alt �it'arira`'ual ex ndEture p T, "s r „ �ccul ted ►,`r ya r, evc dui' g t Rec`ion, w`iie `ii to ei a��be`ra brc. y Me sure Y's acglu�jViN bh l l'n1 nE ent cur#ulative sIt rplus -- $4!A0,000 was c4r it ed ford I& y4. TFd n�bro�. Its pubic t ur st, how1ver, il bro�ren. Ll Don'tle fAled a�ain. L3 Please vote Nab on G �rr~ FORM OF STATEMENT TO BE FILED BY AUTHORS OF ARGUMENTS All Direct Arguments /Rebuttal Arguments concerning city measures shall be accompanied by this form to be signed by each author or authorized individual. Names and titles listed will be printed in the Sample Ballot Pamphlet in the order provided below and will appear as indicated below. The undersigned author(s) or authorized signer(s) of the (select one of the following): ❑ ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF ❑ REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT IN FAVOR ARGUMENT AGAINST ❑ REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT AGAINST ballot measure _ at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo being held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that such argument is true and correct to the best of his /her /their knowledge and belief. q.3yo/ Print Name i sacs Address Date Title Sinature Phone Num er 2. Print Name Res3 ce Address Date Ti le Sign ture Phone Number !;_� Z a j 3. 4. 5. Name Residence _k Title J Signature Phone Number Print Name Residence Address Date Title Signature Phone Number Print Name Residence Address Date Title Signature Phone Number Contact Person: c ° id a —Phone: ' - Fax: Mailing Address: � _ Email: _12 "i,1 6L rj �,�'' k tc� f 5W1, co u ' V. 511-MV K K Gurnee 3608810181 K & M.�'��� ZI/� � FORM OF OF STATEMENT TO BE FILED BY AUTHORS OF ARGUMENTS P.1 All Direct Arguments /Rebuttal Arguments concerning city measures shall be accompanied by this form to be signed by each author or authorized individual. Names and titles listed will be printed In the Sample Ballot Pamphlet In the order provided below and will appear as indicated below. The undersigned author(s) or authorized signers) of the (select one of the following); O ARGUMENT IN FAVOR OF O REBUTTAL TOARGUMENT IN FAVOR ARGUMENT AGAINST Q REBUTTAL TO ARGUMENT AGAINST ballot measure_ at the General Municipal Election for the City of San Luis Obispo being held on November 4, 2014 hereby state that such argument is true and correct to the best of his /her /their knowledge and belief. Print Name y C/�/ e�cs e dr ss Date ,3 L ✓VS d' e Title ature r Phorre Num er 2. J J Print Name Ft+esa ce Address [late T; to Sign tore Phone Number 3. 4, Print Name S. Print Name Title Slgnature Residence Address Signature Phone Number Date Phone 14umber Contact Person. Fare• Mailing Address; Emall: k MA VTII a7 SIGNATURE STATEMENT— Back Side TO BE COMPLETED BY BONA FIDE ASSOCIATIONS: A. The following information is submitted by the author(s) to establish that the organization or group is a Bona Fide Association of Citizens. ❑ 1. Bona Fide Association of Citizens (Group or organization has not been formed to support or oppose the measure) Name of Association: Principal Officer's Printed Name: Principal Officer's Signature: Title: Phone: E -Mail: Fax: X2. Bona Fide Association of Citizens (Group or organization has been formed to support or oppose the measure) Name of Association: 1_255 TAA� is Principal Officer's Printed Name: PE E 6 _ A J) Principal Officer's Signature: Title: -f1 P.�SQ/✓ Phone: (`IQs) �Li�- �/S� (� Fax: E -Mail: R; c.c V­�J Wl o:_� 0 � ,_ _ <� VV-1 A form 410 Statement of Organization — establishing the group or organization as a Primarily Formed Ballot Measure Committee to support or oppose Measure was filed on Committee I.D. # . (The form 410 must be filed within 10 days of the date of the date the committee receives $1,000 in contributions) B. Other information that would support the claim that the group or organization is a Bona fide Association, rather than a group of individuals who support or oppose Measure