Measure B, Santa Barbara’s controversial initiative to lower building heights, was rejected by voters Tuesday, losing by 1,666 votes after falling into a dead heat earlier in the evening.
Bill Mahan, a proponent of Measure B and chairman of Save El Pueblo Viejo, said both sides of the debate should work together in the future.
The initiative garnered 12,009 no votes to 10,343 yes votes.
Continue reading Novemember 2009 – Common Sense Prevails with Terrain Victory
Overwhelming approval of transportation tax Measure A by Santa Barbara County voters included unprecedented support in the North County, where similar measures had met with strong resistance in past elections.
A breakdown of election returns shows that voter approval north of the Santa Ynez Mountains was about 75 percent, well above the two-thirds threshold required for Measure A’s passage.
Continue reading November 2008 – Terrain Secures Win for Measure A, Santa Barbara County Transportation Sales Tax
At its March 17, 2005 meeting the SBCAG Board established the November 7, 2006 general election as the target date for placing a renewal of Measure D before Santa Barbara County voters. Renewal of the measure will require 66.7% voter support due to changes in State law since the measure originally passed in 1989 with 55% voter support. Measure D is set to expire in April 2010.
Continue reading May 2005 – Terrain Consulting hired to facilitate the development of Santa Barbara County Association of Government’s transportation sales tax expenditure plan.