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Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections
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For Immediate Release
February 07, 2017

NOTICE OF ELECTION
Deadlines for Filing Arguments and Rebuttals
County Service Area #16 (Greenbrae)

May 2, 2017, Special Election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Marin County Registrar of Voters that the following measure will be on the ballot for the May 2, 2017, Special Election.

DISTRICT

MEASURE A—COUNTY SERVICE AREA #16 (Greenbrae)

Shall the special tax for maintenance and improvements to landscaped medians levied annually upon each improved parcel located within County Service Area #16 (Greenbrae), be increased from $150 per year to $300 per year per improved parcel within that area commencing with the 2017-2018 fiscal year?

YES                             NO

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that arguments for or against the measure, 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, February 13, 2017. 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 Arguments may not be changed or withdrawn after 4:30 p.m. on February 13, 2017. 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 Tuesday, February 21, 2017. 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.

Lynda Roberts
Registrar of Voters

Contact:

Lynda Roberts
Registrar of Voters
Elections Department

Marin Civic Center Administration Building
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6401
Email: Lynda Roberts
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