Measures and Initiatives June 5, 2018
Measure D: Grass Valley School District - Full Text, Ballot Question, Argument in Favor, Impartial Analysis
To repair aging classrooms / leaky roofs / old facilities, and provide a safe, quality learning environment for current and future students, shall Grass Valley Elementary School District’s measure to issue $18.8 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with projected tax rates of 2.4¢ per $100 of assessed property valuation while bonds are outstanding (averaging approximately $1.05 million annually), and requiring audits / oversight, all funds spent locally on elementary / middle schools, and no money for administrators' salaries / pensions be adopted?
Bond – Yes
Bond – No
Measure E: City of Grass Valley - Full Text, Ballot Question, Argument in Favor, Rebuttal to Argument in Favor, Argument Against, Rebuttal to Argument Against
Shall the measure expand funding for such general fund purposes as increased police and fire services, enhancing parks and recreational services, and improving streets and sidewalks, with all funds staying local and all expenditures subject to an annual audit by an independent citizen oversight committee, repealing the existing ½ percent City transaction and use (sales) tax, and replacing it with an ongoing 1 percent sales tax, which will raise approximately $5,400.000.00 annually, be adopted?
Measure F: City of Nevada City - Full Text, Ballot Question, Argument in Favor, Impartial Analysis
Shall the measure of the City of Nevada City to tax cannabis (marijuana) businesses to fund general municipal expenses such as police, fire, streets and recreation at annual rates not to exceed $7.00 per canopy square foot for cultivation (adjustable for inflation), 8% of gross receipts for retail cannabis businesses, and 6% for all other cannabis businesses; generating approximately $120,000 to $135,000 annually be levied until repealed by voters or the City Council, be adopted?