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HOWARD JARVIS TAXPAYERS ASSOC. v. CITY OF LA HABRA, S082591

A city's continuing imposition and collection of a general tax on its residents without the voter approval mandated by Proposition 62, Gov. Code 53720-53730, is an ongoing violation, upon which the limitations period begins anew with each collection.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/04/2001
  • Published 06/04/2001

Judges

  • WERDEGAR, J.

Court

  • Supreme Court of California

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Trevor A. Grimm, Los Angeles, Jonathan M. Coupal, Sacramento, and Timothy A. Bittle, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.,  Harold W. Griffith III, for California Taxpayer and California Voter as Amici Curiae on behalf of Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Office of Richard D. Jones, Brea, Jones & Mayer, Richard D. Jones, Kimberly Hall Barlow, Fullerton, and Krista MacNevin Jee, for Defendant and Respondent City of La Habra., Laurence M. Watson, County Counsel, Santa Ana, and Jim Persinger, Deputy County Counsel, for Defendant and Respondent County of Orange., Markman, Arczynski, Hanson, Curley & Slough, James L. Markman, Brea, and Boyd L. Hill, Irvine, for 110 California Cities and the California State Association of Counties as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Respondents., Richards, Watson & Gershon, James L. Markman, Brea, and Michael G. Colantuono, Los Angeles, for 82 California Cities and the California State Association of Counties as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Respondents.
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