Nevada County complies with judge’s order, writes new impartial analysis for Measure W

By: YubaNet

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 10, 2016 – Nevada County has written a new impartial analysis for Measure W, the ballot measure dealing with portions of the outdoor cultivation prohibition. The new language is the result of a ruling by Judge Heidelberger last Tuesday. The judge cited five errors in the impartial analysis and granted the preliminary injunction filed by local attorney Heather Burke on behalf of Forrest Hurd. “Based on the foregoing, the Preliminary Injunction is granted. The County is prohibited from printing and distributing the proposed “Impartial Analysis” until the five errors set forth above are corrected and clarified.”

Nevada County Elections Office has published a new Notice of Election stating the public inspection period is staring tomorrow, Friday 11 until March 20, 2016.

The new language will be available at 8:00 am tomorrow morning.

NOTICE OF ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, BY GREGORY J. DIAZ, THE NEVADA COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER/REGISTRAR OF VOTERS, OF A PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION. BASED ON THE COURT RULING FILED ON MARCH 8, 2016 IN HURD V. COUNTY OF NEVADA, CASE NO. CU16-081626, THE REVISED IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS MUST BE FILED WITH THE NEVADA COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-REGISTRAR OF VOTERS MARCH 9, 2016 BY 5:00 P.M.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN there will be a 10-calendar-day public examination period of only the Revised Impartial Analysis beginning Friday, March 11, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. thru Sunday, March 20, 2016, during which a qualified voter of the jurisdiction may seek a writ of mandate or an injunction requiring any or all of the Revised Impartial Analysis to be amended or deleted. The writ of mandate or injunction request shall be filed no later than the end of the 10-calendar-day public examination period.

Gregory J. Diaz

Nevada County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters