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File #: 18-0993    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Department Matters
File created: 6/15/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/26/2018 Final action: 6/26/2018
Title: Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board provide direction to Staff on which of the following alternatives they would like Staff to pursue regarding a Transportation Sales Tax Proposal for Road Maintenance: Alternative 1) Direct Staff to move forward with placing the following draft ballot measure language on the November 2018 election, requesting voters to support a ½ cent Special Sales Tax, increasing the tax rate from 7.25% to 7.75% in the unincorporated area of the County, and return to the Board on July 17, 2018 with final ballot measure/ordinance language, including an expenditure plan and a return to source provision: In the event Senate Bill 1, The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, is repealed by voters in November 2018, shall an ordinance be adopted for a ½ cent special sales tax, lasting for 20 years and providing approximately $6,500,000 annually, to be used for the sole purpose of maintaining roads in the unincorporated ...
Attachments: 1. A - BOS Maintenance Sales Tax SB1 6-26-18, 2. Additional information from Department Rcvd 6-26-18
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Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board provide direction to Staff on which of the following alternatives they would like Staff to pursue regarding a Transportation Sales Tax Proposal for Road Maintenance:
Alternative 1) Direct Staff to move forward with placing the following draft ballot measure language on the November 2018 election, requesting voters to support a ½ cent Special Sales Tax, increasing the tax rate from 7.25% to 7.75% in the unincorporated area of the County, and return to the Board on July 17, 2018 with final ballot measure/ordinance language, including an expenditure plan and a return to source provision:
In the event Senate Bill 1, The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, is repealed by voters in November 2018, shall an ordinance be adopted for a ½ cent special sales tax, lasting for 20 years and providing approximately $6,500,000 annually, to be used for the sole purpose of maintaining roads in the unincorporated area of El Dorado County, and requiring a citizen oversight committee to monitor and report on the use of said funds?
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Alternative 2) Direct Staff to return to the Board for further direction after a determination is made on the November 2018 election regarding the repeal of SB1. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)

FUNDING: General Fund - Sales Tax.
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board provide direction to Staff on which of the following alternatives they would like Staff to pursue regarding a Transportation Sales Tax Proposal for Road Maintenance:

Alternative 1) Direct Staff to move forward with placing the following draft ballot measure language on the November 2018 election, requesting voters to support a ½ cent Special Sales Tax, increasing the tax rate from 7.25% to 7.75% in the unincorporated area of the County, and return to the Board on July 17, 2018 with final ballot measure/ordinance language, inc...

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