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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:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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]

Resolution

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

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