Several Local Measures on Marin Ballot

Arguments may be filed with Elections Department by 4:30 p.m. August 21

img_9749San Rafael, CA – Marin County residents will have the opportunity on November 7 to vote on local measures that include school, municipal and special district measures. 

A special tax assessment for educational programs will be on the ballot for the Lagunitas School District, and municipal measures will include a sales tax extension and increase in the City of Larkspur and an amendment to the general plan in the City of Novato.

Residents living within Marin County Flood Control District Zone No. 1, which covers most of Novato, will vote on a special tax, as will those living within the Mesa Park Recreation District in Bolinas.

Written arguments for and against these measures may be filed by the governing board, members of the board, bona fide associations of citizens, or any resident who is eligible to vote on the measure. 

The deadline for filing arguments is 4:30 p.m. Monday, August 21. Completed submission and signature forms are required at the time of filing. Arguments for municipal measures are filed with the city or town clerk. 

The list of measures and information about filing arguments can be found at www.marinvotes.org. Documents are available for public examination in the Elections Department for 10 days from the filing date.

A sample ballot and informational guide will be mailed to registered voters the final week of September, and official ballots will be mailed October 9.

The Elections Department is in Suite 121 of the Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. Weekday office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Follow the Elections Department on Facebook.


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