Residents in Lynwood voted to pass Measure PS on Tuesday, keeping the proceeds of a one-cent sales tax in the City of Lynwood. The voters originally passed it in 2016 and the city faced a deadline to extend Measure PS indefinitely. Los Angeles County is planning to raise its sales tax to the maximum level. The results mean that the one-cent tax can be kept entirely in Lynwood for programs that benefit the residents, while not increasing the sales tax we pay.
“We are pleased and humbled by the community support for Measure PS. This will allow the City to continue to invest in improving public safety, fixing our streets and infrastructure and offering programs to our seniors and our children,” said Mayor Jose Solache.
Since passing Measure PS in 2016, the city has increased repairs and improvements to our streets, sidewalks and alleys, improve public safety and maintain recreation and community service programs to bring more services to Lynwood residents.
The Tuesday vote means we can continue these services.
Thank you, Lynwood, for the trust you have shown in your city leaders. We will work hard to live up to that responsibility.