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August 3, 2020 fixed as final date of submission of arguments for or against Los Alamitos City measure(s) to the City Clerk

NOTICE TO VOTERS OF DATE AFTER WHICH NO ARGUMENTS FOR OR AGAINST A CITY MEASURE MAY BE SUBMITTED TO THE CITY CLERK

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General Municipal Election is to be held in the City of Los Alamitos on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at which there will be submitted to the voters the following measure(s):

CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS QUALITY OF LIFE, 911 POLICE RESPONSE, BUSINESS/JOB PROTECTION MEASURE.
To ensure quality of life services by preserving 911 police response with local control; protect local businesses, maintain local jobs; prevent property crime; protect neighborhood/park police patrols, street maintenance, youth, senior programs, other essential services; protect long-term fiscal sustainability, shall the City of Los Alamitos measure establishing1.5¢ sales tax providing approximately $4,100,000 annually until ended by voters be adopted, requiring independent audits, public spending disclosure, ensuring all funds stay in Los Alamitos?

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to Article 4, Chapter 3, Division 9 of the Elections Code of the State of California, the legislative body of the City, or any member or members thereof authorized by the body, or any individual voter or bona fide association of citizens, or any combination of voters and associations, may file a written argument, not to exceed 300 words in length, accompanied by the printed name(s) and signature(s) of the author(s) submitting it, or if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, for or against the City measure(s).

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, based upon the time reasonably necessary to prepare and print the arguments and Voter Information Guide for the election, the City Clerk has fixed August 3, 2020 during normal office hours, as posted, as the date after which no arguments for or against the City measure(s) may be submitted to the clerk for printing and distribution to the voters as provided in the Article 4. Arguments shall be submitted to the City Clerk, accompanied by the printed name(s) and signature(s) of the author(s) submitting it, or if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, at the City Hall, 3191 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos California. Arguments may be changed or withdrawn until and including the date fixed by the City Clerk.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the City Council had determined that rebuttal arguments, not to exceed 250 words in length, as submitted by the authors of the opposing direct arguments, may be filed with the clerk, accompanied by the printed name(s) and signature(s) of the author(s) submitting it, or if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, not more than 10 days after the final date for filing direct arguments.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that any ordinance, impartial analysis, or direct argument filed under the authority of the elections code will be available for public examination in the clerk’s office for not less than 10-calendar days from the deadline for the filing of the arguments and analysis(es). Any rebuttal argument filed under the authority of the elections code will be available for public examination in the clerk’s office for not less than 10-calendar days from the deadline for filing rebuttal arguments.

This article was released by the City of Los Alamitos.