Countywide Initiative Analysis Available on El Dorado County Website
March 22, 2016
Placerville, CA —El Dorado County has placed reports prepared by County staff pursuant to California Elections Code § 9111 on two countywide initiative measures, on the ballot for the June 7, 2016 election, on the County website’s front page. The following are the names of the two ballot
- Measure G – commonly referred to as – “Retain El Dorado County’s current Zoning and Rural Assets”
- Measure E – commonly referred to as – “Reinstate Measure Y’s Original Intent – No More Paper Roads”
The County conducted the analyses and issued the reports pursuant to California Elections Code § 9111 which states:
“During the circulation of the petition or before taking either action described in subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 9116, or Section 9118, the board of supervisors may refer the proposed initiative measure to any county agency or agencies for a report.”
The reports contain the information specified in California Elections Code § 9111, including the following:
- The fiscal impact.
- The effect on the internal consistency of the county’s general and specific plans (e.g. housing element, consistency between planning and zoning, etc.).
- Its effect on the use of land, the impact on the availability and location of housing, and the ability of the county to meet its regional housing needs.
- Its impact on funding for infrastructure of all types, including, but not limited to, transportation, schools, parks, and open space. The report may also discuss whether the measure would be likely to result in increased infrastructure costs or savings, including the costs of infrastructure
maintenance, to current residents and businesses.
- Its impact on the community’s ability to attract and retain business and employment.
- Its impact on the use of vacant parcels of land.
- Its impact on agricultural lands, open space, traffic congestion, existing business districts, and developed areas designated for revitalization.
- Any other matters the board of supervisors request to be in the report.
The reports were completed by County staff at the direction of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in 2014.
Measure G – https://www.edcgov.us/Goverment.aspx?id=30064772268
Measure E – https://www.edcgov.us/Goverment.aspx?id=30064772267