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Three Local Measures on Nevada County Ballot

While voters are at the polls, in addition to choosing a President, U-S Senator, and deciding among 17 statewide ballot propositions, Nevada County voters have up to three local measures to consider. Measure A would expand the tax to fund the county libraries from an eighth-of-a-cent, to a quarter-of-a-cent. Community activist Marty Lombardi feels it’s worth it….

Listen to Marty Lombardi

Measure B is a 47-million dollar bond measure to upgrade and/or improve local high schools which would be paid for as a property tax assessment. Nevada Joint Union High School District Superintendent Louise Johnson says the buildings are old…

Listen to Louise Johnson

But Eddie Garcia is part of a group that is opposed to the bond measure. He says there are too many projects on their list, and it’s too expensive…

Listen to Eddie Garcia

Measure C is a three-eighths of a cent sales tax increase that would keep the city’s only fire station open and would also fund a new police officer. Measures A and C have no real organized opposition and both require a two-thirds vote to pass. Measure B needs 55 percent in favor to be approved.

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