City of Piedmont Parcel Tax, Measure D (March 2008)

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A City of Piedmont Parcel Tax, Measure D ballot question was on the March 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Piedmont in Alameda County, where it was approved.

Measure D authorized a parcel tax that raises about $1.5 million a year for the city. The city council is authorized to change the amount of the levy from year-to-year depending on its financial needs. The parcel tax is referred to by the city as its "Municipal Services Tax."

The City of Piedmont has levied a "Municipal Services Tax" since 1980.

The Measure D tax expires on June 30, 2013. In November 2012, voters in the city approved Measure Y, which extended the tax for another four years.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure D
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,616 73.88%
No92526.12%
These final election results are from the Alameda County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure D: "To maintain essential services and prevent a reduction in maintenance of city facilities, shall the City of Piedmont authorize a new Municipal Services Tax at the same level authorized by the current tax measure as more specifically set forth in Ord. 674 N.S. which is on file with the City Clerk"[1]


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