On November 12, 2019, in response to the feedback detailed below, the Alhambra City council unanimously voted to place Measure AL , a ¾ ¢ (percent)local sales tax measure, on the March 3, 2020 ballot. For additional factual information about Measure AL, and how to participate in the Special Municipal Election on March 3, 2020, please visit www.cityofalhambra.org/resources/election.
Alhambra prides itself on being a desirable, safe place to live, do business and raise a family.
After years of State takeaways of local funds, Alhambra is facing budget deficits. As part of our transparent budget process and to inform future strategic planning, we have identified several community priorities for local funds including:
The City is committed to continuing to reflect your priorities in our decision-making through our community-centered budget process and planning for the future. We want to hear from you!
Please join the conversation TODAY and tell us what is important to you by completing a Community Feedback Survey. Thank you for participating!
If you have questions regarding Alhambra’s current fiscal challenges and service priorities and would like to hear more, please contact Lucy Garcia in the City Manager’s office at 626-570-3257 or Conversation@cityofalhambra.org.
COMMUNITY SURVEY PRESENTATIONS
Chamber of Commerce Presentation on October 8, 2019
Rotary Presentation on October 15, 2019
YMCA Presentation on October 22, 2019
CHANGES IN VOTING IN 2020
New Ballot Format
MeasureAL is the only local item on your ballot. Please make sure to find the local section of your ballot and participate.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY'S NEW VOTING EXPERIENCE
An innovative voter-centered approach to voting for Los Angeles County begins in 2020. In March 2020, the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters will be experimenting with a new ballot format and voting system – Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP) where new voting technology will be implemented and City-related elections and ballot measures appear in a different place on your ballot.
Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP) was developed by the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) in 2009 to address an aging voting system and an increasingly large and complex electorate. The project seeks a collaborative approach to voting system design that will put voters at the center and maximize stakeholder participation. Through field research and coalition building, the RR/CC has pioneered a voter-centered approach to voting system design and development.
The entire ballot format and voting system will look different, and the City of Alhambra wants to make sure our voters understand these changes and can fully participate in the election. To get more information or to experience the new format, visit: the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters at www.lavote.net .
Changes in State Voter Registration Laws
Exciting news! Due to recent changes in California voter registration laws, eligible Alhambra residents now have more time to register to vote and participate in the upcoming March 3 Municipal Election!
If you’ve recently moved and need to re-register, or are registering to vote for the first time, you can register to vote on the same day of the election by visiting any voting center in Los Angeles County. For more information, visit the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters: www.lavote.net.