For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 13, 2018
May 8, 2018, 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 8, 2018, Special Election.
To maintain quality education and provide approximately $2.6 million in annual local school funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Dixie Elementary School District: attract and retain qualified teachers; maintain core academics, including math, science, technology, music, reading/writing; keep school libraries open by renewing local school funding at the current $352 rate and adding $118 per parcel for twelve years with senior exemptions, annual inflation adjustments, independent citizen oversight, and all funds for Dixie students?
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 Tuesday, February 20, 2018. 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 Arguments may not be changed or withdrawn after 4:30 p.m. on February 20, 2018. 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, February 26, 2018. 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