For Immediate ReleaseDecember 08, 2020
Deadlines for Filing Arguments and Rebuttals forMeasures to be voted on in Marin County at the March 2, 2021 Special Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Marin County Registrar of Voters that the following measures will be on the ballot for the March 2, 2021, Special Election.
MEASURE A — FLOOD ZONE NO. 7A (SANTA VENETIA)
Flood Zone 7A Gallinas Levee Upgrade Project. Shall the measure allowing the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to levy a special tax of $297 per taxable parcel commencing July 1, 2021 for seven years to cease on June 30, 2028 generating $196,000 annually for the Gallinas Levee Upgrade Project, including to obtain easements, upgrade the timber-reinforced berm reducing tidal flood risk for parcels within Subzone 7A be adopted?
MEASURE B — RIDGEWOOD AVENUE PERMANENT ROAD DIVISION
Shall Ridgewood Avenue Permanent Road Division impose an immediate special tax on parcels within the Division of $1,620 per parcel per year for 10 years beginning Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and thereafter assess on all parcels $200 per year for ongoing maintenance, with a provision for an annual increase effective July 1 in accordance with the change in the State of California Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the previous calendar year?
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that arguments for or against the measures, with Argument Submission Form and Argument Signature Form, must be submitted to the Marin County Elections Department, Room 121, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, California, by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020. Arguments for or against the above measure must not be more than 300 words.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the governing board, or any member or members of the board, or any bona fide association of citizens, or any individual voter who is eligible to vote on the measure, or any combination of such associations and voters may submit written arguments for or against the measure. Arguments may not be changed or withdrawn after 4:30 p.m. on December 14, 2020. The Registrar of Voters of Marin County will print one argument for and one argument against the measure in the Voter Information Guide, which is mailed to all registered voters in the district.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that when the Registrar of Voters has selected the argument in favor and against the measure, the Registrar will send a copy of the argument in favor to the author of the argument against and a copy of the argument against to the author of the argument in favor. The authors may prepare and submit rebuttal arguments not exceeding 250 words. The rebuttal arguments must be filed with the Registrar of Voters by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020. Rebuttal arguments shall be printed in the same manner as the direct arguments. Each rebuttal argument shall immediately follow the direct argument, which it seeks to rebut..
The Argument Submission Form and Argument Signature Form, available from the Elections Department, must be turned in with all arguments and rebuttals. For information or to obtain forms, contact the Elections Department at (415) 473-6437. Measure arguments and rebuttals will be available for public examination in the Elections Department for ten (10) days from each filing date.
Registrar of Voters
Lynda RobertsRegistrar of VotersElections Department
Marin Civic Center Administration Building3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 121San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-6401Email: Lynda RobertsElections website