first_img More Cool Stuff STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge threw out a class-action lawsuit that challenged the $18 million annual transfer from the city of Pasadena’s power fund to the city’s general fund.The lawsuit was filed in 2017 and claimed the use of electric rates to fund the transfer to the General Fund violated the state’s constitution and is a non-voter approved tax.“I am pleased that justice prevailed,” said Pasadena Mayor Victor Gordo. “The transfer continues to be approved by Pasadena residents, and for good reason. Pasadena has proven that our residents have confidence in receiving high-quality essential services and that residents want to ensure that our general fund and tax dollars are protected from class-action lawsuits.”Pasadena voters established and confirmed City Charter provisions allowing the general fund transfer a total of seven times, dating back to 1934. In November, voters passed Measure P, which maintained the annual transfer.The general fund is the city’s primary operating fund, providing a number of essential services to Pasadena residents and businesses.Almost 84 percent of Pasadena voters approved Measure P, confirming that voters approve of having a portion of their electric rates fund the $18 million annual transfer to the general fund.With voter approval of Measure P, and a January 29 published (precedential) appellate decision approving of Sacramento’s utility fund transfer, Pasadena sought reconsideration in its case.Rather, the court decision Wednesday recognized that Measure P and the court decision on Sacramento’s transfer both require “new and different orders granting [Pasadena’s] motion for summary judgment.” Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Top of the News HerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou’ll Want To Get Married Twice Or Even More Just To Put Them OnHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyVictoria’s Secret Model’s Tips For Looking Ultra SexyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Yummy Spices For A Flat TummyHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News Pasadena Prevails in Lawsuit that Challenged Voter-Approved Transfer of Electric Rate Revenues STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 3:30 pmcenter_img EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 17 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe Business News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday last_img