Fixing Problems in Initiative


If the majority of voters adopt Measure B, which includes a development agreement, after the election another agreement (a DDA) can remedy the concerns raised by the opponents and city staff.


A voter-approved development agreement trumps any later agreement (DDA) in the event of a dispute. Also, the developer—not the city—controls the ability to amend the development agreement, and it is unlikely that the developer would choose to relinquish its financial and other benefits.

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