2021 Measure U - Utility User Tax Information



What is the Utility User Tax?

Since 1991, as approved by the residents of the City of Brawley, the City collects a Utility Users Tax (UUT) on cable television, land line telephone communication, electricity, natural gas, water, sewage, and garbage collection services. The revenue generated by this tax helps to fund a wide array of vital City services such as police, fire, library, recreation, parks, public works and development services. 

The UUT was approved by the voters and election results were ratified by the City on December 7, 2021.

 Updated UUT Ordinance presented for first reading on 12/21/2021

Second reading will take place on 1/18/2022 and the Ordinance will take effect on 2/18/2022

 Frequently Asked Questions regarding the 2021 Utility User Tax (English) 

 Preguntas Frecuentas sobre la Medida U 2021 (Spanish)

 UUT History, City Revenues and Operations, Why is a UUT Measure needed?

 The California Local Government Finance Almanac - UUT Facts 

 Measure U Ballot language and Impartial Analysis

 Measure U Ballot Language (Spanish)




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