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For Immediate Release
December 11, 2023

March Ballot Includes Several Local Measures

December 18 is the deadline for written arguments in favor or against a measure

San Rafael, CA – Marin County residents will have the opportunity March 5, 2024, to vote on local measures that include school, municipal and district issues. Written arguments for and against the measures may be filed before 4:30 PM Monday, December 18. 

A closeup view of the sign that says Registrar of Voters outside the elections office.The Elections Department is un Suite 121 of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael.

The measures on the March ballot include:

  • Tamalpais Union High School District bond measure for facility improvements (Measure A)
  • Petaluma Joint Union High School District special tax for educational programs (Measure B)
  • Adjusting appropriation limit in the City of Belvedere for the annual fire protection and emergency medical services levy (Measure C)
  • Referendum of ordinance regarding rent stabilization in the City of Larkspur (Measure D)
  • A special tax for public safety services and increase of appropriations limit in the Town of Ross (Measure E)
  • An initiative measure in the Town of San Anselmo to withdraw from the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 9 (Measure F)
  • An infrastructure special tax in Bel Marin Keys Community Services District to protect against climate impacts (Measure G)
  • Two measures in Marinwood Community Services District adjusting appropriations limits for fire protection and emergency response services and for park, open space and street landscape maintenance services (Measures H and I)

Arguments for or against Measures A, G, H and I need to be filed with the Elections Department by the December 18 deadline. Submission and signature forms are required at the time of filing. Arguments for Measure B need to be filed with the Sonoma County Elections Department — check online for information about requirements. Municipal measures are handled by town or city clerks.

The list of measures and information about filing arguments can be found at Documents are available for public examination for 10 days from the filing date. A sample ballot and information guide will be mailed to registered voters the final week of January, and official ballots will be mailed starting February 5 to all active registered voters. Allow at least seven days for delivery.

The Elections Department is in Suite 121 of the Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. Hours are 8 AM to 4:30 PM weekdays.

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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
Elections website