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The measures on the countywide mail-in ballot are as follows:
SCHOOLSLAGUNITAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND MEASURE A
To modernize learning environments, classrooms and libraries; renovate outdated school facilities; improve energy efficiency; enhance student access to technology; make health and safety renovations; upgrade playgrounds and playfields; and replace outdated windows and heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems, shall the Lagunitas School District issue $5,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens’ oversight committee and have no bond money taken by the state or used for teacher or administrator salaries?
SPECIAL DISTRICTSMARIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT BOND MEASURE F
To make seismic upgrades to Marin General Hospital to meet stricter California earthquake standards and keep open Marin County’s only Designated Trauma Center; to expand and enhance emergency and other medical facilities; to provide the latest lifesaving medical facilities for treatment of heart, stroke, cancer and other diseases, and to reduce ER wait times, shall the Marin Healthcare District issue $394,000,000 in bonds to improve Marin General Hospital and related facilities with new construction, acquisitions, and renovations?
YES NOKENTFIELD FIRE DISTRICT MEASURE G
To maintain rapid emergency medical response services, protect our homes and businesses from fire, keep property insurance rates manageable, and continue the District’s long term fiscal well-being, shall the voters of Kentfield Fire District repeal the existing fire tax and replace it with a special tax of 10¢ per building square foot, retain the existing rate for vacant parcels, and increase the District’s appropriations limit, with all revenue staying in our local community?
YES NOMARINWOOD COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT MEASURE H (San Rafael)
Shall the appropriations limit established for Marinwood Community Services District pursuant to Article XIII B of the California Constitution be increased over the appropriations limit established by said article for each of the four fiscal years 2013-2014 through 2016-2017 in the amount equal to the revenue received from the special tax for park maintenance services previously approved by the voters in March, 2005?
YES NOMESA PARK PARCEL TAX MEASURE I (West Marin County)
Shall Resolution No. 11 of the Board of Commissioners of Mesa Park be confirmed, establishing a special tax of $49 per year per improved parcel, commencing with fiscal year 2014-2015 and continuing for a period of 4 years, for the maintenance and operation of Mesa Park located at 110 Mesa Road, and shall the appropriations limits be confirmed in the amount equal to the tax revenues received by this parcel tax?
YES NOSTRAWBERRY RECREATION DISTRICT BOND MEASURE J (Mill Valley)
Shall the Strawberry Recreation District incur bonded indebtedness of not to exceed $7,000,000 to finance the acquisition, construction and completion of certain recreational improvements, including but not limited to main building improvements, new bathrooms, pool area renovations with a new pool house, new playground features and activity spaces, enhanced plaza and seating, hillside amphitheater, tennis courts, athletic field improvements and bleacher seating, for the benefit of the District, its residents and children?