A Rohnert Park Sales Tax Increase, Measure E
ballot proposition was on the June 8, 2010 ballot
in the City of Rohnert in Sonoma County
, where it was approved.
Measure E increased the city sales tax in Rohnert Park by one-half cent for five years. This was expected to raise somewhere between $2.4-$2.8 million a year for the city, during the five years that the tax hike will be in effect.
| Measure E|
| Yes|| 4,643|| 55.3%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Sonoma County elections office.
A "Yes on Measure E" campaign committee was formed. It was funded by the local police union, which gave about $35,000 in donations. Most of the campaign funds were spent on mailers and campaign signs.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure E: To preserve the safety and character of Rohnert Park, and maintain and protect general City services, including essential services such as neighborhood police patrols; fire protection; 9-1-1 emergency response; gang and sex offender enforcement; disaster preparedness; street paving and pothole repair; park maintenance; and other essential services shall the City of Rohnert Park enact a one-half cent transaction (sales) and use tax for five years, subject to annual audits and public review, with no money for Sacramento?