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:
- Fire prevention,
- Flood control,
- Streets and potholes,
- Disaster preparedness,
- Safe routes to schools,
- Senior and youth programs; and
| Measure B|
| Yes|| 1,785|| 68.08%|
- These final, certified results are from the Marin County elections office.
Text of measure
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?
A full text of the resolution calling for Measure B is available here.