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West Almanor Community Services District parcel tax, Measure A (May 2012)

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A West Almanor Community Services District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the May 8, 2012 ballot for voters in the West Almanor Community Services District in Plumas County, where it was approved.[1][2]

The approval of Measure A means that owners of parcels in the district will pay a $195-per-year parcel tax, instead of the current $90-per-year parcel tax. The current tax expires on June 30, 2012. The new, higher, tax will be in effect for seven years, starting on July 1, 2012.

The election was held on a mail-in-only basis. A 2/3rds supermajority vote was needed for approval.

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 173 82.38%
No3717.62%
Election results are from the Plumas News

Ballot text

The question on the ballot:

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

"Upon a two-thirds vote of approval, shall a special tax, replacing the current special tax of $90.00 which will expire on June 30, 2012, be imposed for an period of 7 years starting July 1, 2012 for the specific purpose of emergency medical response, fire protection and prevention and hazardous materials response; and shall this tax be authorized in the amount of $195.00 per year on each parcel of real property or condominium unit within the District, excluding those parcels exempt from property tax and the following parcel numbers: 108-010-004, 108-101-008, 108-101-015, 108-010-016, 108-010-017, 108-010-021, 108-010-023, 108-053-006, 108-053-007, 108-090-002, 108-141-001, 108-211-008, 108-283-004, 108-232-001, 108-241-003 and 108-320-035, said tax will be collected along with the Plumas County property taxes and shall the District appropriations limit (spending limit) be raised by the amount of the annual proceeds from this special tax for the period this tax is in effect, which revenue shall be deposited into a specifically created account on which an annual report shall be made as required by Government Code Section 50075.3?"

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