The initiative is the power of the people to propose statutes or amendments to the City of Emeryville's Charter and/or the Emeryville Municipal Code. An initiative may be placed on the ballot after proponents successfully meet a series of requirements mandated by the California Elections Code.
|November 5, 2019||City Council formed an Ad Hoc Committee to prepare direct argument and rebuttal argument in favor of a sales tax measure to be placed on the March 2020 ballot.|
|October 29, 2019||City Council considered and directed staff to place a special sales and use tax on the March 2020 ballot.|
|October 1, 2019||City Council considered potential revenue measures for 2020, and directed staff to conduct research for a potential sales tax measure for the March 2020 ballot.|
|December 10, 2018||City Council declared the results of the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election on the election for and against Measure S.|
|October 30, 2018
||City Council approved a resolution establishing initial tax rates for a cannabis business license tax, contingent upon Measure S taking effect following the November 6, 2018 General Election.
|September 17, 2018||City Council discussed initial cannabis tax rates in advance of the November 2018 ballot.
|July 24, 2018||City Council considered three options for the cannabis business tax ordinance to be placed before voters.|
|July 10, 2018||City Council reaffirmed direction to staff to proceed with placing a cannabis business tax on the November 2018 ballot.
|December 19, 2017||City Council considered potential revenue measures for the November 2018 ballot, and directed staff to place a cannabis tax measure on the November 2018 ballot.