Articles Tagged With ‘tax measures’




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Andrea Seastrand declared California’s taxfighter of the year

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) named former congresswoman and San Luis Obisop County resident, Andrea Seastrand, the “2016 Taxfighter of the Year.” Seastrand currently serves as the president of the Central Coast Taxpayers Association (CCTA). She recently led the... (Continue reading)

SLO County accused of using taxpayer money to push sales tax

A pair of taxpayers associations have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) alleging San Luis Obispo County and the county’s regional transportation agency illegally used taxpayer dollars to promote a sales tax initiative on the... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors put sales tax on the ballot

UPDATE: Video of the confrontation between supervisors Adam Hill and Lynn Compton at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor meeting on July 19 at the bottom of the article. ORIGINAL: Following a brief argument between supervisors Adam Hill... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors vote for sales tax initiative

Despite opposition from San Luis Obispo County supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton, a countywide transportation tax is heading full speed ahead toward the November ballot. The proposed ballot measure calls for a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach council backs marijuana tax

The Grover Beach City Council plans to place a medical marijuana sales tax on the November ballot. The council is also preparing to reverse its medical marijuana bans and allow cannabis businesses to operate in the city. [KSBY] In January,... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar considering bond measure on November ballot

The Lucia Mar Unified School District is considering asking voters to pass a bond measure to pay for facility upgrades. The proposal would cost property owners between $29 and $45 per $100,000 of assessed value. [Tribune] School district officials say... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors endorse sales tax hike

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has given initial support toward placing a countywide half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. The tax initiative is intended to fund transportation projects and reduce traffic congestion. On Tuesday, the board... (Continue reading)

SLO County seeking sales tax increase

San Luis Obispo County officials have endorsed a half-cent sales tax initiative that may appear on the November ballot. The aim of the sales tax measure is too reduce traffic congestion. [Tribune] Last week, the San Luis Obispo Council of... (Continue reading)

Cayucos fire tax to appear on June ballot

Cayucos fire officials are trying to stave off dissolution of the community’s fire department by asking voters to pass a tax in June. The tax would raise the assessment on single-family homes in Cayucos from $100 a year to $500... (Continue reading)

Judge rules: Atascadero sub-basin part of Paso Robles basin

By KAREN VELIE A Santa Clara County judge ruled Wednesday that the Atascadero sub-basin is part of the Paso Robles basin raising new questions regarding an offset ordinance and a proposed water district. In 2013, the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)



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