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Notice of Measure(s) to Be Voted On (City of Cotati)

Published: August 07, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held in the City of Cotati on November 3, 2020, and that the following measure(s) will be submitted to the voters:

Measure _____
Cotati Fiscal Stability and Essential Services Extension Measure.  To continue funding that cannot be taken by the State, to maintain/prevent cuts to 911 emergency dispatch/local public safety; domestic violence response; emergency/natural disaster preparedness; streets/pothole repair; parks; and other city services, shall the measure to extend Cotati’s existing, voter-approved 1¢ sales tax be adopted until ended by voters, providing $2,200,000 annually, with citizens’ oversight, audits, and no increase in tax rates?

NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that any written arguments for or against the measure(s) to be submitted to the voters must be filed with the Office of the City Clerk, 201 W Sierra Ave, Cotati.  The deadline for filing an argument is August 17, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.  Arguments must be accompanied by a Statement of Accuracy, available from the City Clerk, 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 measure(s) 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 August 27, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.  Rebuttal arguments shall not exceed 250 words.

Voting locations will be open on November 3, 2020, Election Day, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, voting locations will also be open for limited times on the three days prior to Election Day.  Specific hours for those days will be announced closer to Election Day.

For further information, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (707) 665-3622.

s/  Lauren Berges

     City Clerk

Dated: July 31, 2020


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