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Sonoma County, CA November 8, 2022 Election
Directory of Sonoma County, CA Measures
County Results as of Dec 2 2:29pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (608/608)
65.9% Countywide Voter Turnout (200347/304066)

Measures
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Measure B. School Bond -- Calistoga Joint Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 1,413 / 61.6% Yes votes ...... 882 / 38.4% No votes
   1,279 (61.94%) Yes / 786 (38.06%) No in Napa County
   134 (58.26%) Yes / 96 (41.74%) No in Sonoma County
To improve educational facilities; construct career technical education classrooms and facilities; upgrade classroom technology and improve technology infrastructure, shall the Calistoga Joint Unified School District measure authorizing $41,000,000 in bonds, at legal interest rates, and levying approximately 3.5 cents per $100 of assessed valuation (raising $2,200,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, with a board appointed citizens' oversight committee and annual independent audits to assure proper expenditure of funds, be adopted?

Measure C. School Bond -- City of Santa Rosa High School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 47909 / 66.68% Yes votes ...... 23939 / 33.32% No votes
Santa Rosa City Schools Middle/ High Schools Repair Measure. To upgrade Santa Rosa middle and high school classrooms, science labs, learning technology, and job training facilities; repair/ replace deteriorating portables, leaky roofs inefficient heating/ cooling/ electrical/ plumbing systems; and improve campus security, fire/ earthquake safety; shall City of Santa Rosa High School District's measure authorizing $398,000,000 in bonds at legal rates be adopted, levying 3/ $100 of assessed value ($20,000,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, requiring independent oversight, annual audits, and all funds controlled locally?

Measure D. School Bond -- Forestville Union School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 2244 / 66.59% Yes votes ...... 1126 / 33.41% No votes
To address facilities needs at Forestville Elementary School, including repairing leaky roofs and other aging infrastructure; supporting student programs; and reducing energy costs by continuing to increase energy efficiency; shall Forestville Union School District's measure authorizing $6,500,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, levying approximately 2.0 cents per $100 and raising an estimated average $475,000 annually while bonds are outstanding, with citizens' oversight, annual audits, all funds staying local and No money for administrators' salaries, be adopted?

Measure E. School Bond -- Horicon School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 616 / 75.58% Yes votes ...... 199 / 24.42% No votes
To maintain and repair school facilities; fix roofs, restrooms, HVAC, septic/water, asphalt and other infrastructure; address energy efficiency, life-safety and ADA compliance; and relieve teacher and workforce housing shortages; shall Horicon Elementary School District's measure authorizing $10,400,000 in bonds at legal rates, levying approximately 3 per $100 of assessed value, raising an estimated average $745,000 annually while bonds are outstanding, with citizens' oversight, audits, no money for administrators' salaries and all funds staying local, be adopted?

Measure F. School Bond -- Kenwood School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 1820 / 67.83% Yes votes ...... 863 / 32.17% No votes
To improve the quality of educational facilities; repair or replace deteriorating roofs, plumbing and sewer systems; modernize, renovate and construct classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; make health and safety improvements; and provide systems addressing power outages; shall Kenwood School District's measure to issue $17,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates be adopted, raising approximately $995,000 annually while bonds are outstanding averaging 3 per $100 of assessed value, with oversight, annual audits and all funds improving local schools?

Measure G. School Bond -- City of Santa Rosa Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 15418 / 71.57% Yes votes ...... 6125 / 28.43% No votes
Santa Rosa City Schools Elementary Schools Repair Measure. To upgrade Santa Rosa elementary school classrooms, science labs, learning technology and art and music classrooms; repair/ replace deteriorating portables, leaky roofs inefficient heating/ cooling/ electrical/ plumbing systems; and improve campus security, fire and earthquake safety; shall City of Santa Rosa Elementary School District's measure authorizing $125,000,000 in bonds at legal rates be adopted, levying 3/ $100 of assessed value ($6,300,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, requiring independent oversight, annual audits, and all funds controlled locally?

Measure H. Renew Public Safety and Violence Prevention -- City of Santa Rosa (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 43818 / 73.08% Yes votes ...... 16144 / 26.92% No votes
To renew locally controlled funding for public safety services in Santa Rosa; reduce wildfire risk; maintain rapid 9-1-1 emergency response/ early fire alerts/ evacuation planning; provide mental health counseling/ violence prevention programs for at-risk youth/ families; and prevent reductions of firefighters/ paramedics/ law enforcement officers, shall the City of Santa Rosa's measure be adopted extending the expiring public safety sales tax for twenty years, without increasing the 1/4 rate, raising $10,000,000 annually with annual audits/ citizen oversight?

Measure I. Amend City Charter to Affirm District-Based Elections -- City of Santa Rosa (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 39474 / 70.26% Yes votes ...... 16710 / 29.74% No votes
Shall the City of Santa Rosa's measure to amend the Santa Rosa City Charter to affirm the City's recent transition from the election of Council members by city-wide vote to the election of Council members by district, be adopted?

Measure J. Amend City Charter to Modernize Language and Procedures -- City of Santa Rosa (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 39128 / 67.60% Yes votes ...... 18751 / 32.40% No votes
Shall the City of Santa Rosa's measure to update and modernize the language of the Santa Rosa City Charter, including revisions to remove ambiguities, to provide additional flexibility in City operations, and to ensure gender and citizenship neutrality, be adopted?

Measure K. Prohibit Sale & Use of Safe and Sane Fireworks -- City of Cloverdale (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1650 / 47.08% Yes votes ...... 1855 / 52.92% No votes
City of Cloverdale Fireworks Prohibition. Shall an ordinance be adopted that prohibits the sale and use of all fireworks, including "safe and sane" fireworks, within the City, with an exception for permitted public fireworks displays?

Measure L. Occupancy Tax -- City of Healdsburg (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 3707 / 76.03% Yes votes ...... 1169 / 23.97% No votes
Transient Occupancy Tax Measure. Shall the City of Healdsburg adopt an ordinance amending the City's Transient Occupancy Tax to facilitate acquisition and construction of capital improvements for parks, community services facilities, and affordable housing, including payment of principal, interest, and cost of indebtedness, without altering any other mechanics or rates of the Transient Occupancy Tax?

Measure M. Business Tax -- City of Healdsburg (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 3529 / 72.48% Yes votes ...... 1340 / 27.52% No votes
Cannabis Business Tax Measure. Shall the measure establishing a City of Healdsburg cannabis business tax at annual rates up to and not to exceed 8% of gross receipts for cannabis businesses, and estimated to generate approximately $500,000 annually in tax revenue until ended by voters, to be spent for unrestricted general revenue purposes, including police, fire and emergency services, parks, affordable housing, and street maintenance, be adopted?

Measure N. Extend Utility Users Tax -- City of Sebastopol (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 3244 / 83.41% Yes votes ...... 645 / 16.59% No votes
Without raising current tax rates, and to maintain City services including Police and Fire, 9-1-1 emergency services, park maintenance and repair, youth and senior recreation, and for unrestricted general revenue purposes, shall an ordinance be adopted to continue the existing Utility Users Tax at the current rate of 3.75%, by removing the sunset date until voters otherwise decide, providing approximately $700,000 annually that cannot be taken by the State?

Measure O. Parcel Tax -- Schell-Vista Fire Protection District (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 1303 / 74.29% Yes votes ...... 451 / 25.71% No votes
To continue providing fire and emergency services, shall Ordinance No. 2022/0802OR of the Schell Vista Fire Protection District authorizing the renewal of a special tax for an additional four (4) years, at a maximum rate of $200.00 for residential properties; $0.14 per square foot for lodging, commercial and industrial properties; and $100.00 for other parcels, raising approximately $780,000.00 annually; and continuing to increase the District's appropriations to permit spending of revenue raised by the special tax, be adopted?

 
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