Marin County Service Area 19 Paramedic Services special tax, Measure K (November 2010)

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A Marin County Service Area #19 Paramedic Services special tax, Measure K ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the Marin County Service Area 19 Paramedic Service District in Marin County. It was narrowly defeated.

Measure K, if it had been approved, could have increased the annual parcel tax paid for the paramedic services in Service Area 19 by up to $23/year for residences up to a maximum of $108 per residence.[1]

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure K
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No90033.76%
Yes 1,766 66.24%
These final, certified results are from the Marin County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure K: Paramedic Services Special Tax. To protect lifesaving paramedic services by maintaining rapid response times, providing advanced heart attack treatment, and keeping trained paramedics on fire engine companies, shall Ordinance No.3546 be approved to increase up to $23.00 annually the current rate on residential units, and up to $.0.03 per square foot annually the current rate on non-residential structures; and shall the County of Marin’s appropriation limit be correspondingly increased?[2]

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References

  1. Contra Costa Times, "Marin voters to consider paramedic tax increases in November," September 25, 2010
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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