Several measures on the November ballot |

Several measures on the November ballot

The following ballot questions will be presented to the voters within the specified jurisdictions on the Nov. 5 General Election ballot.


Measure C:

Shall Nevada County Ordinance 1967 be amended to continue the one-eighth of one percent (0.125 percent) retail transactions and use tax for an additional period of 15 years?

Measure D:

Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring Nevada County to create a claims process to reimburse property owners when the market value of their property is reduced by county regulatory actions or determinations – not based upon a clear and present danger to public health and safety and traditionally recognized common law nuisance prohibitions – restricting existing use or utility of a parcel following denial of an owner proposed project seeking beneficial best use of the property?

Special Districts

Penn Valley Fire Protection District Measure E:

Shall a change be made in the spending limit established for the Penn Valley Fire Protection District under Article XIIIB of the California Constitution for a period of four years, in order to allow the district to retain and expend a sum equal to all revenues generated and received by the district during the next four years?

Forty-Niner Fire Protection District Measure F:

Shall the existing special tax be repealed and replaced by a special property tax for fire suppression, prevention, rescue and emergency medical services within the Forty-Niner Fire Protection District, together with a corresponding increase in the district’s spending limit, as established by Resolution 2002-8, be approved?

Nevada County Consolidated Fire District Measure G:

Shall the existing fire assessment and special taxes be repealed and replaced by a special tax for fire and EMS for Nevada County Consolidated Fire District, with a corresponding increase in the district’s spending limit, as established by Resolution No. R02-15, in the following amounts? $15-unimproved; $50-improved single-family residential; $15/unit-multi-family residential and mobile homes; light/moderate/heavy commercial/industrial: $15/20/25 per 1,000 square feet; COLA up to 2 percent.

Higgins Area Fire Protection District Measure H:

Shall the existing special property tax be repealed and replaced by a special property tax for fire suppression, prevention, rescue and other emergency services for Higgins Area Fire Protection District, as established by Resolution 01-02-15, in the following amounts? residential-$75/unit; hotels-$25/room; mobile home park-$35/space; campground-$5/space; commercial/agricultural/institutional-$35/1,000 square feet/portion thereof; industrial-$40/1,000 square feet/portion thereof; annual adjustment up to 2 percent.

Rough and Ready Fire Protection District Measure I:

Shall Ordinance 02-01 be adopted imposing a special tax, with corresponding increase in district’s spending limit, upon all taxable real property within boundaries of Rough and Ready Fire Protection District in an amount of $85 per improved residential and commercial parcels, $45 per each rental unit of commercially developed parcels, $45 per unimproved parcels for the purpose of providing fire protection, rescue services, and required equipment within boundaries of Rough and Ready Fire Protection District?

Ophir Hill Fire Protection District Measure J:

Shall a special tax be imposed on each parcel of real property within the Ophir Hill Fire Protection District, as set forth in Amended Ordinance No. 2002-01, in order to fund emergency fire, medical and rescue services and shall the district appropriations limit (“Gann Limit”) be increased by the amount of revenue generated by the special tax, so that the district can use the revenue from this special tax to finance district services?

Nevada City

Measure K:

Shall each parcel of improved real property be annually taxed for fire purposes as follows: single family/$24; each apartment condo, mobile/$16; all commercially used property including but not limited to commercial, industrial, office, professional, retail, hotel/motel as follows: 1-5,000 square feet/$100; 5,001-7,500 square feet/$150; 7,501-10,000 square feet/$200; 10,001 20,000 square feet/$300; 20,001-50,000 square feet/$400; 50,001 square feet or greater/$500?

– Source: Nevada County Elections Office

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