Parcel tax in all 9 Bay Area counties would fund SF Bay restoration plan
A Great Blue Heron warms itself in a sunny patch along the banks of Steamboat Slough in the SacramentoÐSan Joaquin River Delta. The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority voted to put a new parcel tax on the June ballot to fund shoreline restoration projects. (Daily Republic file)
FAIRFIELD — An effort to generate about $500 million in special funding for restoration of the San Francisco Bay is moving ahead with plans to place a $12 parcel tax on the June ballot in all nine Bay Area counties.
The San Francisco Bay Clean Water, Pollution Prevention, and Habitat Restoration Program – known as the Clean and Healthy Bay Ballot Measure – would provide approximately $25 million per year for 20 years, according to a San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority press release. Continue Reading