Early Returns Show Chula Vista Residents Favor ‘Project Labor Agreements’
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Early returns show a majority of voters in Chula Vista in favor of a proposition that would bar the city from agreements that favor union labor in publicly funded projects.
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With absentee votes counted, 59 percent of voters were in favor of Proposition G.
Proposition G would essentially bar so-called "project labor agreements,'' which are pacts between a municipality and unions before construction starts that establish the wages and benefits the workers on a public project must be paid by contractors.
In Coronado, Proposition H was opposed by 69.6 percent of voters with absentee ballots counted. The advisory measure asked voters if the city should continue to seek federal, state and local money to complete a study on ways to mitigate traffic congestion, including construction of a tunnel between the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge and Naval Air Station North Island. City officials have said it will cost $2 million to complete the study.
Early returns have 59 percent of Del Mar voters opposed to Proposition J, which would extend the city's 11.5 percent hotel tax, called a transient occupancy tax, to private short-term vacation rentals.
In Oceanside, 54.2 percent of the voters were in favor of Proposition K, with only absentee ballots counted. Proposition K asks voters if they want to make Oceanside a charter city. If approved, the charter would serve as the constitution for the city of Oceanside. Oceanside is now a general law city subject to certain state laws on how it should be governed.
Early returns show 56.5 percent of voters in Solana Beach opposed to Proposition L, which would establish a business tax to fund services such as law enforcement, fire protection, parks and recreation programs, street repairs and capital improvement projects.
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