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Novato Flood Control Tax to be on 2017 Ballot

San Rafael, CA – At their August 1 session, the Marin County Board of Supervisors recommended placing a flood control parcel tax for the greater Novato area on the November 7 local election ballot.

The measure, which will need a two-thirds vote to pass in November, would generate approximately $19.8 million over 18 years. Those funds would be solely used towards flood infrastructure improvements across Flood Control Zone 1’s 45 square miles, including the City of Novato as well as unincorporated areas in western Novato, Bel Marin Keys, Black Point, Green Point, Bahia, Ignacio, Pacheco Valle and Indian Valley.

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