Measure A - Funding The Big Picture
In December 2019, the Rec & Park Board of Directors authorized placing a General Obligation Bond on the March 2020 ballot. Measure A will raise funds specifically to pay for Master Plan projects with the following objectives to benefit the community:
To improve parks and recreation for children, families and senior citizens; upgrade and replace deteriorating restrooms; improve safety and security; upgrade outdated plumbing and irrigation; and upgrade, construct, renovate, and expand parks and facilities.
Documents Related to Measure A
- "The Big Picture" Master Plan Final (PDF)
- Master Plan Project List - Site Summaries with Probable Costs (PDF)
- Measure A Ballot Information from Elections Department (PDF)
- Total Taxes Levied for Measure E (2009) and A (2020)
- Resolution 2019-11-21 Authorizing Election (PDF)
- Public notice of change in filing location (PDF)
- Map of District Boundaries and Service Areas (PDF)
- Why a Bond Measure? Pleasant Hill Rec & Park District recently completed its Master Plan ("The Big Picture") which identifies and prioritizes a comprehensive list of projects to maintain, preserve and improve District parks and facilities over the next 10-15 years. The cost to implement these Master Plan projects is beyond the scope of Rec & Park's operating and capital budgets. A bond would provide the necessary funds to make these projects happen.
- What is the name of the Measure? Measure A
- What is the total amount to be raised? $63.5 million, averaging $3,400,000 collected annually.
- What is the fiscal impact to residents? 1.9 cents per $100 or $19 per $100,000 assessed property value (annually)
- What is the length of the bond? 35 years
- Why did the Board choose $63.5 million? The estimates for completing all projects in the Master Plan total $63,564,214. See the list of project estimates here.
- When will it appear on the ballot? March 3, 2020
- Who is eligible to vote? Registered voters that live within the District boundaries.
- How many votes are needed for it to pass? It will require 2/3 majority "yes" votes to pass @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>