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Notice of Measure(s) to Be Voted On (City of Santa Rosa)

Published: August 12, 2020

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

Measure _____
To continue locally controlled funding, that the state cannot take, and protect city services, including 911 emergency, paramedic and fire response; disaster, wildfire, and pandemic preparedness and response; keep city parks clean and safe; street/pothole repair; senior/youth programs; and other city services, shall Santa Rosa’s measure consolidating and extending existing voter-approved sales taxes without change to the current ½ cent rate for ten years only, providing approximately $18 million dollars annually, be adopted?

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, 100 Santa Rosa Ave, Room 10, Santa Rosa.  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. 

To submit arguments, an appointment during regular business hours is required. To schedule an appointment, contact the City Clerk at or (707) 543-3015.

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 Clerk’s Office at (707) 543-3015.

s/  Stephanie Williams

     City Clerk

Dated: August 10, 2020


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