FULL TEXT OF MEASURE K
RESOLUTION NO. 5-2022
A RESOLUTION OF THE KENTFIELD FIRE DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS CALLING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD IN ITS JURISDICTION ON JUNE 7, 2022, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE VOTERS A MEASURE AUTHORIZING THE CONTINUATION OF A SPECIAL TAX FOR PARAMEDIC SERVICES; REQUESTING THE MARIN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO CONSOLIDATE SAID ELECTION WITH THE GENERAL ELECTION CONDUCTED ON THAT DATE.
WHEREAS, a statewide primary election will be held on June 7, 2022 (the "General Election")
WHEREAS, on November 6, 2018, the electors of the Kentfield Fire District approved a special tax for the funding of paramedic services through the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority; and
WHEREAS, the maximum allowable tax was established at $91.00 per residential unit plus a $.50 County administrative fee, and $91.00 per 1500 square feet of structure in nonresidential use, plus a $.50 County administrative fee; and
WHEREAS, the Ross Valley Paramedic Tax has been annually levied and each four years the tax rate reset and approved by election and scheduled to expire June 30, 2023;and
WHEREAS, revenue from the special tax will be used exclusively to fund paramedic services through the RVPA; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLV ED that this Board of Directors hereby calls for an election to be held on June 7, 2022, at which election the issue to be presented to the voters of the Kentfield Fire District shall be:
To maintain rapid 9-1-1 emergency response times and preserve the number of on- duty paramedics ready to respond to accidents/ medical emergencies, shall the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority measure be adopted continuing for four years the paramedic services special tax of $94.50 per residential living unit or 1,500 square feet of developed nonresidential property, adjusted up to $3 per year, generating approximately $265,500 annually, subject to annual audits, public spending disclosure and all funds for local paramedic services?
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Board of Directors hereby requests that said election shall be consolidated with the general election to be held on said date and requests the Registrar of Voters to provide all necessary election services and to canvas the result of said election.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that rebuttals shall be received to ballot arguments made by this Board of Directors on behalf of said measure.
PASSED AND ADOPTED at a regular meeting of the Board of Directors held this 9th day of March 2022 by the following vote:
Chairman, Board of Directors
Secretary, Board of Directors