Gold Ridge Fire Protection District parcel tax, Measure I (November 2006)

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A Gold Ridge Fire Protection District parcel tax, Measure I ballot question was on the November 7, 2006 ballot for voters in the Gold Ridge Fire Protection District in Sonoma County, where it was very narrowly defeated.[1]

If Measure I had been approved, it would have allowed the Gold Ridge Fire Protection District to levy "a new special tax having a maximum rate of $40.00 per first dwelling and $20 per additional dwelling for residential property and $80 per first business and $40 per additional business for commercial property".

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

Election results

Measure I
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2,40733.4%
Yes 4,793 66.6%
These final, certified, election results are from the Sonoma County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure I: "Shall Ordinance No. 06-07-1-R of the Gold Ridge Fire Protection District (i) authorizing it to impose and levy a new special tax having a maximum rate of $40.00 per first dwelling and $20 per additional dwelling for residential property and $80 per first business and $40 per additional business for commercial property to assist in meeting costs of providing services and exercising other rights and powers, and (ii) increasing appropriations limit to permit spending tax revenues be approved?"[2]

See also

References

  1. Smart Voter, Measure I
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.