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Marin County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
Directory of Marin County, CA Measures
County Results as of Dec 29 12:07pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (161/161)
37.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (55876/148233)

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Measure A. Special Tax Election to Maintain and Expand School Programs -- Lagunitas School District (Special Tax Assessment - 2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 816 / 67.44% Yes votes ...... 394 / 32.56% No votes
Shall the Lagunitas Elementary School District maintain vital educational programs currently threatened by cuts in state funding including basic educational programs, enrichment and support services for students, by levying a $325 assessment per assessor's parcel per year, with a 6.5% yearly cost-of-living adjustment for eight years, beginning July 1, 2010, exempting any single parcel used as a principal place of residence by any owner 65 years of age before May 1st of that year?

Measure B. Protection of Quality Education in Larkspur Schools -- Larkspur School District (special tax measure - 2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 3021 / 70.80% Yes votes ...... 1246 / 29.20% No votes
To maintain quality public education in Corte Madera and Larkspur through continued support for exceptional instructional programs, small class sizes, and highly qualified teachers, shall Larkspur School District be authorized to replace the existing assessment by renewing a parcel tax at the current rate of $368.88 per year for each singlefamily residential parcel, and at rates specified in the sample ballot for all other parcels, for eight years, with a 5% annual adjustment and allow senior exemptions?

Measure C. Bond -- Mill Valley School District (Safety and Modernization Bond - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 5530 / 66.94% Yes votes ...... 2731 / 33.06% No votes
To reconstruct and modernize Mill Valley elementary and middle schools, including installing and constructing fire safety, emergency communications, seismic and disabled access improvements; providing sufficient space for students; and repairing or replacing outdated plumbing, electrical and other vital systems and facilities, shall the Mill Valley School District be authorized to issue $59,800,000 in bonds for Phase 1 of the approved Facilities Master Plan, and establish a Citizens' Oversight Committee to ensure all expenditures are made according to the plan?

Measure D. Bond -- Shoreline Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 751 / 71.59% Yes votes ...... 298 / 28.41% No votes
To improve the quality of education and provide a safe learning environment for our children by performing seismic upgrades, modernizing school facilities, replacing outdated portable classrooms and repaying outstanding debt incurred from past school construction projects, shall Shoreline Unified School District issue $9,290,000 of bonds at interest rates within legal limits with accountability provided by a citizens' oversight committee and independent audit of expenditure of funds, with no funds used for administrators' or teachers' salaries?

Measure E. Ordinance Revision Regarding Maximum Floor Area and Lot Coverage -- Town of San Anselmo (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1980 / 52.73% Yes votes ...... 1775 / 47.27% No votes
Shall the ordinance of the San Anselmo Town Council establishing maximum floor area and maximum lot coverage for single family properties located below 150 feet mean sea level elevation be adopted?

Measure F. Hotel User's Tax -- Town of San Anselmo (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1485 / 39.67% Yes votes ...... 2258 / 60.33% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted establishing a uniform hotel users tax of 10% on hotel rooms in San Anselmo to be paid by hotel guests with the revenue to be used for Town general purposes, which if approved, shall be effective July 1, 2010?

Measure G. San Rafael Public Safeties Bond Measure -- City of San Rafael (2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 6645 / 61.01% Yes votes ...... 4246 / 38.99% No votes
To protect the safety of San Rafael residents and maintain rapid emergency response by upgrading/replacing aging police/fire stations and related city facilities to accommodate modern firefighting/lifesaving emergency medical equipment and provide an earthquake-safe dispatch center and police/fire stations so emergency communications and police/fire/paramedic units remain operational in disasters, shall the City of San Rafael issue $88 million in bonds with independent oversight, no money for administrators and all funds staying local?

Measure H. County Ordinance Banning Camping on Bolinas Beach -- Bolinas Community Public Utility District (Advisory Vote - Advisory Vote Only)
Pass: 222 / 56.20% Yes votes ...... 173 / 43.80% No votes
Advisory Measure Regarding Camping on Bolinas Beach: Shall the Bolinas Community Public Utility District request a County Ordinance which prohibits camping on the Bolinas Beach full time and year round?

Measure I. Municipal Services Tax Renewal -- Town of Fairfax (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 1796 / 73.49% Yes votes ...... 648 / 26.51% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted approving the renewal of a special Fairfax municipal services tax of $125 per year for each business occupancy and dwelling unit, for a period of five years to:
  • Maintain 24-hour, 7 days per week staffing of Police and Fire Services * Perform Public Works safety improvements
  • Provide matching funds for state and federal grants * Revitalize Youth Programs and continue citizens' oversight committee that monitors the use of revenues from this tax?

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