Brinton said Measure I’s passage affirmed traditional values of shared sacrifice for common good. “It occurred to me that Arcata is unlike other places in the country, in that they know it’s in their self-interest to vote for tax measures that pay for local services,” he said.
At Arcata School District, we have faced all of the above and more. We are currently wrapping up our latest round of pavement pounding and phone calling in the hopes that the passage of Measures E and F, our bond and parcel tax measures appearing on the November ballot, will help pull us out of the tailspin in which we have been placed by the latest rounds of cuts and deferrals of promised revenues by the State of California.
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Measure E will raise an estimated $1 million over five years by imposing a $49 parcel tax on roughly 5,200 parcels within the district. Measure F will authorize the issuance of a $7 million school bond for the first time since 1998 – when the voters of Arcata voted to authorize a $5.4 million school bond under Measure C.
This measure is complementary to the efforts of Move to Amend and includes a call for a constitutional amendment stating that corporations are not people and money is not speech.
EUREKA – The Humboldt Democratic Central Committee (HCDCC) is holding its 28th “Democrat of the Year” dinner on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Adorni Center. The honorees this year are Congressman Mike Thompson and Democratic activist Bette Boyd. At the same event, the North Coast Young Democrats will honor Arcata City Councilman Shane Brinton with…
These three supervisors asked everyone for their jobs. They ought to find a way to do them – for everyone.
Winkler said he would use some of the the energy he would have put into his re-election campaign into promoting Measure I, the proposed tax on excessive electricity use aimed at abating illegal cannabis grow houses. Brinton also said he would make a push to get Measure I passed.