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Marin County, CA March 3, 2020 Election
Directory of Marin County, CA Measures
County Results as of Apr 2 10:36am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (157/157)
69.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (115,923/166,200)

Measures
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Measure A. Parcel Tax Renewal -- Novato Unified School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 13,524 / 55.39% Yes votes ...... 10,890 / 44.61% No votes
To ensure quality education and protect $6,000,000 in annual school funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Novato Unified School District's measure be adopted to attract/retain qualified teachers; protect quality math, science, reading, writing instruction; and expand counseling, by renewing the current $251 annual parcel tax and adding $125/parcel, for eight years with inflation adjustments, senior exemptions, independent oversight, no money for administrators and all funds staying local?

Measure B. Parcel Tax -- Tamalpais Union High School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 36,296 / 63.84% Yes votes ...... 20,563 / 36.16% No votes
To maintain high quality education with local funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Tamalpais Union High School District maintain excellent science, technology, engineering, math, reading and writing instruction; attract/retain highly qualified teachers; and support music and art by adopting a measure renewing funding at the current $455 rate and adding $190 per parcel, providing $23 million annually for 10 years, with senior exemptions, cost of living adjustments, independent oversight and all funds for Tamalpais Union High School District students?

Measure C. Special Parcel Tax -- Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 75,638 / 70.80% Yes votes ...... 31,200 / 29.20% No votes
To support coordinated wildfire prevention including early detection, warning and alerts; reducing vegetation; ensuring defensible space around homes, neighborhoods and critical infrastructure; and improving disaster evacuation routes/procedures; shall the Marin Wildfire Prevention Measure, levying up to 10 per building square foot tax ($75 per multifamily unit or as described in the full measure) for ten years, providing $19,300,000 annually, with annual inflation adjustments, independent citizen oversight/audits, and low-income senior exemptions, be adopted?

Measure D. San Geronimo Valley Golf Course Development -- County of Marin (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 42,271 / 39.24% Yes votes ...... 65,448 / 60.76% No votes
Shall the measure amending the San Geronimo Valley Community Plan and the Marin County Development Code to require voter approval for any change in the primary golf course use of the San Geronimo Valley Golf Course property, and requiring that the County prepare economic and environmental analyses of the proposed change, be adopted?

Measure E. Adjust appropriation limit -- City of Belvedere (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 810 / 79.02% Yes votes ...... 215 / 20.98% No votes
Shall the City of Belvedere be authorized to continue adjusting its appropriation limit for the annual fire protection and emergency medical services levy, pursuant to Article XIIIB of the California Constitution, for the period of 7/01/2020 through 6/30/2024? The levy for FY 2020-2021 shall not exceed the rate authorized in Chapter 3.28 of the Belvedere Municipal Code. (The current levy is $832 per residential dwelling unit, $948 per occupancy in commercial structures, and $167 per vacant parcel.)

Measure F. Increase allowable enrollment of schools -- Town of Ross (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 719 / 60.12% Yes votes ...... 477 / 39.88% No votes
Shall the Initiative which amends the Town of Ross Municipal Code related to issuance of use permits to increase the allowable enrollment of any public or private school from three hundred and twenty (320) to four hundred and twenty (420) students, be adopted?

Measure G. Adjust appropriation limit -- Marinwood Community Services District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1,657 / 74.94% Yes votes ...... 554 / 25.06% No votes
Shall the appropriations limit established for Marinwood Community Services District pursuant to Article XIIIB of the California Constitution be increased over the appropriations limit established by said article for each of the four fiscal years 2020-2021 through 2023-2024 in the amount equal to the revenue received from the special tax for Park, Open Space and Street Landscape Maintenance services previously approved by the voters in November, 2015?

Measure H. Adjust appropriation limit -- Marinwood Community Services District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1,670 / 75.98% Yes votes ...... 528 / 24.02% No votes
Shall the appropriations limit established for Marinwood Community Services District pursuant to Article XIIIB of the California Constitution be increased over the appropriations limit established by said article for each of the four fiscal years 2020-2021 through 2023-2024 in the amount equal to the revenue received from the special tax for Fire Protection and Emergency Response services previously approved by the voters in November, 2011?

Measure I. Transactions and Use Tax -- Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 157,590 / 53.6% Yes votes ...... 136,438 / 46.4% No votes
   61,906 (55.66%) Yes / 49,316 (44.34%) No in Marin County
   95684 (52.34%) Yes / 87122 (47.66%) No in Sonoma County
To continue relieving traffic congestion, reducing greenhouse gas emissions (having carried 1.5-million passengers by providing quality transportation alternatives to Highway 101), connecting stations with pathways, expanding rail service to Healdsburg/Cloverdale as grants become available, shall an extension of the existing Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District 1/4-cent voter approved sales tax, at the same rate, generating approximately $40,000,000 annually for an additional 30 years, subject to audits and citizens' oversight, that the State cannot take away, be adopted?

Measure J. Special Tax -- Ridgewood Ave Permanent Road Division (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 25 / 62.50% Yes votes ...... 15 / 37.50% No votes
Shall Ridgewood Avenue Permanent Road Division impose an immediate special tax on parcels within the Division of $1,281 per parcel per year for 10 years beginning fiscal year July 2020 and thereafter assess on all parcels $100 per year for ongoing maintenance, with a provision for an annual increase effective July 1 in accordance with the change in the State of California Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the previous calendar year?

 
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