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Town of Corte Madera sales tax, Measure B (November 2013)

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A Town of Corte Madera sales tax, Measure B ballot question was on the November 5, 2013, election ballot for voters in the town of Corte Madera in Marin County, which is in California. It was approved.

Measure B approved a 1/2 percent increase in the town sales tax, boosting the rate to 9%. The resolution that put Measure B on the ballot was approved to fill the following needs of the town:[1][2]

  • Fire prevention,
  • Flood control,
  • Streets and potholes,
  • Disaster preparedness,
  • Safe routes to schools,
  • Senior and youth programs; and

Election results

Measure B
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,785 68.08%
No83731.92%
These final, certified results are from the Marin County elections office.

Text of measure

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

The Town of Corte Madera Essential General Services Measure. To maintain essential Town

services including but not limited to: current levels of local fire prevention, flood control, streets and potholes, disaster preparedness, safe routes to schools, and senior and youth programs, shall the Town enact a half-cent sales tax for 6 years, requiring a citizen’s oversight committee review and annual examination to ensure funds are spent locally as promised for the benefit of Corte Madera residents?[2][3]

Resolution

A full text of the resolution calling for Measure B is available here.

See also

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References

  1. Resolution NO. 28/2013 calling for Measure H
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marin County November 5, 2013 ballot content
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.