Strawberry Recreation District bond proposition and parcel tax, Measures A and B (August 2013)

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Two Strawberry Recreation District ballot questions, Measures A and B, were on the August 27, 2013 ballot for voters in the Strawberry Recreation District in Marin County. They were both approved.

Measure A allowed the district to borrow $500,000.

Measure B allowed the district to levy an annual parcel tax of $2,000 per improved parcel in the district. The amount of the tax would increase to $4,000 per year in 2020. For unimproved parcels, the tax rate under Measure B would be $1.00/year.

Measures A and B each required a 2/3rds supermajority vote for approval.

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 66 89.19%
No810.81%
Measure B
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 55 74.32%
No1925.68%
These results are from the Marin County elections office.

Ballot questions

Measure A

The question on the ballot:

Measure A: "Shall the Zone IV portion of the Strawberry Recreation District incur bonded indebtedness of not to exceed $500,000 to finance the acquisition, construction and completion of certain recreational improvements, structures and facilities comprising the dredging, redredging, widening and opening of navigable channels, to provide a safe, adequate and useful recreational small boat channel and lands and easement necessary therefore, for the benefit of said Zone IV and of its inhabitants?"[1]

Measure B

The question on the ballot:

Measure B: "To fund dredging, redredging, widening and opening of navigable channels, including administrative expenses, shall Strawberry Recreation District levy the following special tax, which can be increased annually by the greater of 3.5% or the US Department of Labor, PPI + Diesel Fuel (Series ID:PUC324110324110AY2), and shall the District's appropriations limit be increased by the amount of this voter-approved tax; per improved parcel, $2,000 annually, then beginning 2020, $4000 annually and, per unimproved parcel, $1.00 annually?"[1]

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