Petition qualifies for November ballot
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Article in the SC Sentinel, 6/18/2022
SANTA CRUZ >> A vote to halt the construction of a new city library with an attached parking garage and affordable housing project in Downtown Santa Cruz will go on the November ballot this year unless it’s approved by the Santa Cruz City Council.
On Tuesday, the county clerk certified a petition created by the local grassroots organization, Our Downtown, Our Future, for a ballot measure to stop the city from building a new public library and mixed-use building on the lot that currently hosts the city’s weekly farmers market. The group gathered 4,912 valid signatures, more than the 3,048 required to place it on the November ballot....