San Mateo height limit measure pulls ahead — barely

San Mateo height limit measure pulls ahead — barely

San Mateo height limit measure pulls ahead — barely

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A ballot measure that would extend the city of San Mateo’s height and density limits for another 10 years is now passing, a mere 10 votes ahead but with only 200 ballots left to count in the whole county.Measure Y is a 10-year continuation of a measure first passed in 1991 to limit heights in most parts of the city to 55 feet and 50-unit-per acre density while requiring at least 10% of housing developments be affordable. On election night, it was about a percentage point behind, and slowly climbed as more ballots were counted. With 50% needed to pass, Measure Y is now up 50.01% with 22,892 votes in favor to 49.99% with 22,882 votes against.
A ballot measure that would extend the city of San Mateo’s height and density limits for another 10 years is now passing, a mere 10 votes ahead but with only 200 ballots left to count in the whole county.Measure Y is a 10-year continuation of a measure first passed in 1991 to limit heights in most parts of the city to 55 feet and 50-unit-per acre density while requiring at least 10% of housing developments be affordable. On election night, it was about a percentage point behind, and slowly climbed as more ballots were counted. With 50% needed to pass, Measure Y is now up 50.01% with 22,892 votes in favor to 49.99% with 22,882 votes against.
article date: 2020 11 17
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