Notice of Measures To Be Voted On In May 4, 2021, Special Election (West Sonoma County High School District and Bodega Bay Fire Protection District)
Published: December 04, 2020
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election will be held in the West Sonoma County Union High School District, on March 2, 2021, and that the following measure will be submitted to the voters:
|To renew and provide stable funding at Analy, El Molino and Laguna High Schools that the State cannot take away; protect music, art, dance, shop, culinary and other career technical programs; retain teachers/staff; keep class sizes low; shall the West Sonoma County Union High School District measure to levy $48.00 per parcel annually for three years be adopted, raising $1,150,000 annually, have no funds for administrators’ salaries, provide a senior citizens’ exemption and have all funds stay local?|
NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election will be held in the area of unincorporated Sonoma County consisting of the Bodega Bay Fire Protection District and the West Sonoma County Union High School District, on March 2, 2021, and that the following measure will be submitted to the voters:
|To address tourism impacts on West County communities and paid only by guests, shall the measure be adopted to add an additional 4% transient occupancy tax in West County for hotels and short-term rentals, to support sustainable paramedic emergency medical and rescue services provided by local fire agencies, and to support West County schools and education, raising approximately $2.7 million annually, with all funds exclusively used for West County, effective until amended/repealed?|
NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that any written arguments for or against the measures to be submitted to the voters must be filed with the Office of the Registrar of Voters, 435 Fiscal Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 11, 2020. Arguments must be accompanied by a Statement of Accuracy, available from the Registrar of Voters, signed and dated by the author(s). Arguments shall not exceed 300 words.
NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that if an argument in favor of and an argument against the measures are submitted, copies will be mailed to the respective authors in order that they may submit a rebuttal argument. Rebuttal arguments must also be accompanied by a Statement of Accuracy, signed and dated by the author(s). The deadline for filing a rebuttal argument is 5:00 p.m. on December 18, 2020. Rebuttal arguments shall not exceed 250 words.
The polls will be open on March 2, 2021, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Dated: December 4, 2020
SEAL Deva Marie Proto
Sonoma County Clerk
& Registrar of Voters
*Posted by law in an adjudicated newspaper