Tag: Measure D

Funds for infrastructure mean lighting and road projects

| July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By DANA GUZZETTI Martinez News-Gazette Reporter MARTINEZ, Calif. – With the passage of municipal Measure D and funds from California State SB1, there has been road work all over Martinez this summer. Deputy Director of Public Works Don Salts gave the City council Infrastructure Subcommittee an update on the projects, answered questions about the quality […]

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Measure D overseers review sales tax, road projects

Measure D overseers review sales tax, road projects

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – At one time, Martinez had about $450,000 in gasoline tax and other revenues to spend on road repairs. With local voters’ approval of Measure D in 2016 and California’s fuel taxes and vehicle registration fees increases through Senate Bill 1 sustained by voters last year, Martinez has nearly ten times that money […]

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Subcommittee previews next Measure D street projects

Subcommittee previews next Measure D street projects

| January 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council’s Franchise/Public Infrastructure Subcommittee got a preview of the next round of prospective road maintenance and repair projects that will use Measure D half-cent sales tax money. The panel, made up of Councilmembers Lara DeLaney and Mark Ross, also learned of items that may need future consideration related to future […]

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Measure D sales tax paving projects underway

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Motorists in Martinez may be noticing more signs announcing a Measure D road repair project is underway, according to an announcement released by Rica Guidry, Martinez’s executive assistant to the city manager. Measure D, approved by voters in 2016, is the half-cent sales and transaction tax that raises money exclusively for maintenance […]

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City staff seeks more input for developing marijuana ordinance

City staff seeks more input for developing marijuana ordinance

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez employees will ask the Martinez City Council today for additional guidance as they craft a proposed marijuana ordinance to regulate commercial and other operations. Three staff members – Community and Economic Development Director Christina Ratcliffe, Chief of Police Manjit Sappal and Contract Planner Brian Millar – wrote a report that described […]

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Council poised to award paving contract, hear posts office concerns

Council poised to award paving contract, hear posts office concerns

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez City Council may decide tonight to spend $1.351,300 in Measure D tax revenues on local road paving. That would include awarding a $1,280,361 contract to MCK Services of Martinez for construction work. Prior to the regular meeting, the Council and members of Congress will conduct at Town Hall meeting about the […]

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Council poised to award contracts tonight for Measure D street sealing

Council poised to award contracts tonight for Measure D street sealing

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A Modesto paving firm may get a $2.466,223.41 contract tonight if Martinez City Council accepts its bid for the 2018-19 Measure D street sealing project. City Engineer Tim Tucker has recommended the Council accept the bid from American Pavement Systems, whose bid was higher than the $2.4 million engineering estimate for the […]

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Council approves Measure D-funded road repairs

Council approves Measure D-funded road repairs

| May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez has accumulated so much money through the half-cent Measure D sales tax that it can accomplish 10 times the road repair projects in one fiscal year than it could previously, City Manager Brad Kilger said. During Wednesday’s meeting, Martinez City Council unanimously approved the lengthy list of local streets that will […]

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Council eyes Measure D road repairs tonight

Council eyes Measure D road repairs tonight

| May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council will decide tonight whether to accept the list of streets recommended for road repair under Measure D funding. Measure D is the half-cent sales tax approved in 2016 by Martinez voters. The revenues can be used solely for local road maintenance and repairs, and the tax lasts 15 years. […]

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Subcommitee reviews Measure D street repair list for FY 2018-19

Subcommitee reviews Measure D street repair list for FY 2018-19

| April 29, 2018 | 2 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council’s Franchise/Public Infrastructure Subcommittee got a preview Thursday of the proposed Measure D street and road repair and maintenance list that would be included in the 2018-19 annual pavement program, subject to approval of the full Council. City Engineer Tim Tucker also submitted a draft of his staff report that […]

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