A City of Rohnert Park Sales Tax, Measure A
ballot question was on the November 5, 2013, election ballot
for voters in the city of Rohnert Park in Sonoma County
, which is in California
. It was approved
Because Measure A was approved, the previous sales tax rate of 9.5% was continued. If Measure A had not been approved, the sales tax rate would have been reduced to the 9% rate that was in place prior to 2010.
In 2010 voters approved a 1/2% sales tax in Measure E. This tax was set to expire in 2015. Since Measure A was approved, the 1/2% sales tax would continue indefinitely unless the city council members unanimously vote to end it.
| Measure A|
| Yes|| 4,187|| 67.3%|
- These final, certified results are from the Sonoma County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure A:
Rohnert Park Continuation of Essential City Services Funding Measure
To preserve the safety and character of Rohnert Park, and maintain/protect general City services, including 9-1-1 emergency response; fire protection; neighborhood police patrols; gang/sex offender enforcement; disaster preparedness; street paving/pothole repair; park maintenance; and other essential services, shall the City of Rohnert Park continue a voter-approved 1/2 cent sales tax, subject to annual audits and public review,keeping money from Sacramento, and without raising existing tax rates?