Dear fellow voters,
Here's my third and final post about November's election -- recommendations on Berkeley measures and candidates. Here's the super-brief summary in email:
FF: Yes to Parcel Tax for Emergency Services
GG - Yes for Trip Tax on Transportation Network Companies (Uber+Lyft)
HH - Yes for Utility Users tax for Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
II - Yes for a new Police Accountability Board
JJ - Yes for Higher Mayor + Council salaries
KK - Yes to Update Outdated Parts of the City Charter
LL - Yes to Extend Voter-Approved Spending Limits
MM - No Endorsement on Complicated Measure on Rent Control and ADUs
Berkeley Elected Officials
School Board: Laura Babitt and Ana Vasudeo
Mayor: Jesse Arreguin
City Council, District 2: Terry Taplin #1 (plus #2 Sharenko, #3 Carter)
City Council, District 3: Deborah Matthews #1, Ben Bartlett #2
City Council, District 5: No endorsement
City Council, District 6: No endorsement
Rent Stabilization Board: Marasovic, Johnson, Kelley, Simon-Weisberg, and either Ahmadi or Panahi
And here are links to details on all three posts:
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