Tag: ballot initiatives

City Council authorizes half-cent sales tax ballot measure

City Council authorizes half-cent sales tax ballot measure

| July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to increase its 8.75 percent sales tax by a half-cent, Martinez City Council decided unanimously Monday night. Cost to get the measure on the ballot is expected to be $65,000, which will come from the city’s reserves, the Council decided. While this would be a […]

Continue Reading

Council meets Monday to put sales tax measure on November ballot

Council meets Monday to put sales tax measure on November ballot

| July 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council will meet Monday to consider putting a half-cent sales tax measure on the Nov. 6 ballot. “The city of Martinez has been fiscally prudent in spending, and has made responsible expenditure adjustments in response to significant reductions in revenues from prior state takeaways – in excess fo $24 million […]

Continue Reading

Council asks staff to compose half-cent sales tax ballot measure

Council asks staff to compose half-cent sales tax ballot measure

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council has asked its staff to compose documents that could put a half-cent sales tax ballot measure before voters in November. It must review and vote on those documents July 18 and Aug. 1 if the ballot measure is to be filed with the state of California by Aug. 10. […]

Continue Reading

City puts open space measures information on website

City puts open space measures information on website

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Two ballot measures that say they would save open space areas from being developed are going head to head in vying for voter approval in next month’s election. Advocates of one open space measures, I, are sending mailers and dropping off flyers at residents’ homes, while the city of Martinez has put […]

Continue Reading