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Motor Vehicle Registration Fee
County of Marin
Majority Approval Required
Pass: 66937 / 63.05% Yes votes ...... 39226 / 36.95% No votes
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|Results as of Jan 6 2:58pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (199/199)|
|Information shown below: Impartial Analysis | Arguments | Full Text|
To help reduce traffic congestion, maintain roads, improve safety, and reduce air pollution by: maintaining local and residential streets and pathways; funding transportation options for seniors and disabled persons; funding local pothole repair; providing school crossing guards and providing safe access to schools; and, reducing commute trip congestion and supporting a cleaner environment, shall Marin County voters authorize a $10 fee on the registration of vehicles, with citizen's oversight, to be spent entirely within Marin County?
If approved by a majority of the voters, Measure B would authorize an increase of ten dollars ($10) in the motor vehicle registration fees for all vehicles registered in Marin County for the exclusive purpose of funding local transportation projects and programs that have a relationship or benefit to the persons who will be paying the fee.
Measure B states that the fee would help reduce traffic congestion, maintain roads, improve safety, and reduce air pollution by: maintaining local and residential streets and pathways; funding transportation options for seniors and disabled persons; funding local pothole repair; providing school crossing guards and providing safe access to schools; and, reducing commute trip congestion and supporting a cleaner environment. The fee would be spent entirely within Marin County, and oversight of all revenues and expenditures related to the fee will be provided by the existing Citizens Oversight Committee of the Transportation Authority of Marin.
s/PATRICK K. FAULKNER
|Arguments For Measure B|
You can take a positive step this November to help maintain
local streets and roads, reduce traffic congestion,
improve safety, promote climate protection, and provide
for Marin County's long-term transportation future by
VOTING YES on Measure B.
Measure B authorizes stable local funding for essential transportation improverments in Marin County ONLY -- this is funding that the State can't take away.
Measure B will:
Fix roads - Improve safety. Measure B provides funds to fix potholes and improve safety on neighborhood streets for ALL users: drivers, transit riders, cyclists, pedestrians.
Relieve traffic. Marin County's network of streets and roads is significantly congested. Measure B increases transportation options for everyone: seniors, youth and disabled residents, while taking vehicles off local streets and roads.
Reduce Pollution. Measure B provides funds for alternative fuel vehicles and school and employer programs that support bicycle, pedestrian, and carpooling modes of transportation.
Taxpayer protections are REQUIRED. An independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, annual financial audits, a written Expenditure Plan, and a 5% cap on administrative costs are MANDATORY to ensure funds are spent properly.
ALL Measure B funds must be spent entirely on Marin County transportation improvements. Environmental, business, labor, education, transit and senior advocates, plus citizens throughout Marin County urge your support.
Invest in a safer, healthier, more efficient, convenient transportation future for Marin County.
VOTE YES on Measure B.
President, League of Women Voters of Marin County
(No arguments against Measure B were submitted)
|Full Text of Measure B|
|Section 1. Title |
This Measure shall be known as the "Marin County Transportation Improvement Measure." If passed, the entity implementing the Measure will be the Transportation Authority of Marin, acting as the designated Marin County Congestion Management Agency (hereafter the "Authority").
Section 2. Period of Fee
Section 3. Purpose
The purposes of this Measure are further as follows:
a. To authorize a ten dollar increase in motor vehicle registration, to be imposed in
perpetuity, in accordance with California Government Code section 65089.20.
These Expenditure Plan programs
and projects include but are not limited to those that have the following purposes:
Section 4. Contract with Department of Motor Vehicles
Section 5. Use of Proceeds
Section 6. No Use Outside Marin County
Section 7. Amendments
Section 8. Bonding Authority
Section 9. Severability
Section 10. Effective Date