Humboldt

Arcata Fire Protection District

Description:

Shall the Board of Directors of the Arcata Fire Protection District be empowered and authorized to adopt Ordinance 97-010 establishing a special tax to replace the district’s existing benefit assessment which was nullified by the passage of Proposition 218? This special tax will be used for fire protection and prevention services for the purpose of obtaining, furnishing, operating and maintaining fire suppression equipment or apparatus, for paying the salaries and benefits to firefighting personnel, and for such other necessary fire protection and prevention expenses of the District. (Measure P, 6/3/1997.)

Rate:

Special taxes are imposed on each classification of property at $5 per unit, including but not limited to: 1 unit per single-family residential improved parcel; 10 units per light industrial parcels; 20 units per heavy industrial parcels; 10 units per commercial store, office, medical parcel; 12 units per commercial motel, restaurant, service station, theater, miscellaneous parcel; and 12 units per public utilities.

Exemptions:

Public land, schools and other non-taxable property shall be exempt from special taxes.

Uniformity:

Non-Uniform

Levy Type:

Special Tax

Vote in Support (%):

Effective Date

6/3/1997

Sunset Date

Indefinite

Election Date:

6/3/1997

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Arcata School District

Description:

To renew and continue to support academic excellence, provide stable funding the State cannot take away; maintain/expand art, music and dance programs; reduce class sizes; fund school nurse programs to maintain/promote good health; and provide funds for necessary staffing; shall Arcata Elementary School District be authorized to levy $59 per parcel annually for eight years, have no funds for administrators’ salaries, provide exemptions including senior citizens’ exemption and have all funds stay local? (Measure H, 11/8/2016.)

Rate:

$59 per parcel annually.

Exemptions:

Parcels owned and occupied by seniors 65 years and over may apply for an exemption.

Uniformity:

Uniform

Levy Type:

Special Tax

Vote in Support (%):

76.69

Effective Date

7/1/2018

Sunset Date

6/30/2026

Election Date:

11/8/2016

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Blue Lake Fire Protection District

Description:

Shall the Board of Directors of the Blue Lake Fire Protection District be empowered and authorized to adopt Ordinance No. 99-1 establishing a special tax to be used for fire protection and prevention and emergency medical response services for the purpose of obtaining, furnishing, operating, and maintaining fire suppression and emergency medical response equipment or apparatus and for such other necessary fire protection and prevention and emergency medical response? (Measure M, 3/7/2000.)

Rate:

Special taxes are imposed on each classification of property at $9 per unit, including but not limited to: 4 units per single-family residential improved parcel; 10 units per light industrial parcels; 20 units per heavy industrial parcels; 10 units per commercial store, office, medical parcel; 12 units per commercial motel, restaurant, service station, theater, miscellaneous parcel; and 12 units per public utilities.

Exemptions:

All property (unless otherwise exempted by state or federal law) is subject to tax.

Uniformity:

Non-Uniform

Levy Type:

Special Tax

Vote in Support (%):

Effective Date

3/7/2000

Sunset Date

Indefinite

Election Date:

3/7/2000

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Bridgeville Fire Protection District

Description:

Shall the order adopted on November 16, 2011, by the Local Agency Formation Commission of Humboldt County ordering the formation of the Bridgeville Fire Protection District in the territory described, subject to the terms and conditions specified in Resolution No. 11·09, be approved? (Measure Z, 8/28/2012.)

Rate:

The special tax rate is: $10 per unimproved parcel; $75 per improved parcel containing one-family residential dwelling unit; and $100 per improved parcel containing a commercial structure or manufactured home park. The tax may be increased annually by the Consumer Price Index, beginning July 1, 2013.

Exemptions:

Government property is exempt from taxation.

Uniformity:

Non-Uniform

Levy Type:

Special Tax

Vote in Support (%):

Effective Date

7/1/2012

Sunset Date

Indefinite

Election Date:

8/28/2012

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Fieldbrook Glendale Community Services District

Measure I

Description:

Shall a special tax be levied for fire protection and emergency medical services by the Fieldbrook Community Services District of $42 per assessor’s parcel in Zone Two (2) in the District, such tax to continue for ten years? (Measure I, 3/2/2004.)

Rate:

The rate is $42 per assessor’s parcel.

Exemptions:

Unavailable

Uniformity:

Unavailable

Levy Type:

Special Tax

Vote in Support (%):

Effective Date

Unavailable

Sunset Date

6/30/2014

Election Date:

3/2/2004

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