FULL TEXT OF MEASURE H
CITY OF LARKSPUR
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LARKSPUR CALLING AND GIVING NOTICE OF THE HOLDING OF AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON JUNE 7, 2022, AND REQUESTING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF MARIN TO CONSOLIDATE SAID ELECTION; AND AUTHORIZING THE CLERK OR HER DULY AUTHORIZED OFFICER(S) AND AGENCY TO CARRY OUT ALL THE NECESSARY PROCEDURES FOR SAID ELECTION SUBMITTING TO THE VOTERS THE QUESTION RELATING TO A SPECIAL TAX FOR PARAMEDIC SERVICES
WHEREAS, on November 6, 2018, the electors of the City of Larkspur approved a special tax for the funding of paramedic services through the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority;
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 non-residential use, plus a $.50 County administrative fee;
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.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that the City Council of the City of Larkspur 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 City of Larkspur 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 $680,000 annually, subject to annual audits, public spending disclosure and all funds for local paramedic services?
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Larkspur 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 the City Council of the City of Larkspur on behalf of said measure.
IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED that the City Council of the City of Larkspur duly introduced and regularly adopted the foregoing resolution at a regular meeting held on March 2, 2022, by the following vote:
and Mayor Hillmer
NOES: COUNCILMEMBER: None
ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBER: None
ABSTAIN: COUNCILMEMBER: None