Proposition 218

Proposition 218 was approved by the voters of California in November of 1996, and was officially titled the "Right to Vote on Taxes Act".  A 2006 court decision clarified that Proposition 218 applies to retail water rates. Since that time, the Long Beach Water Department has complied with Proposition 218 when setting water and sewer rates.

 

Proposition 218 Legal Notice - English

Proposition 218 Legal notice - KHMER

Proposition 218 Legal Notice - Spanish

Proposition 218 Legal Notice - Tagalog

 

In 2007, the Association of California Water Agencies developed a compliance guidebook regarding Proposition 218. Read it here