What types of public safety services has this measure supported?

Locally controlled public safety funding has been critical for helping Santa Rosa recover from devastating fires in recent years and prepare for future fire seasons and potential public safety power shutoffs. Positions currently funded by the local sales tax measure include more than 25 firefighters, paramedics and police officers. Additionally, this measure has funded over 400,000 hours each year of youth and family mental health, public health, gang prevention and social services that keep Santa Rosa citizens safe.

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1. How are public safety services funded in Santa Rosa?
2. What types of public safety services has this measure supported?
3. How are voter-approved public safety funds allocated?
4. Is there a minimum allocation of funds for public safety services?
5. Does voter-approved public safety funding expire soon?
6. What happens if local funding expires and we lose $10 million per year for public safety and violence prevention programs?
7. What is the city doing to maintain this local public safety funding?
8. Specifically, what would the renewal measure fund?
9. How do we know funds from the renewal measure would be spent as promised?
10. Could the state take funding away from the renewal measure?
11. Would the renewal measure ensure that Santa Rosa’s visitors pay their fair share?
12. How much will the renewal measure cost?
13. Are there protections for people on fixed or limited incomes?
14. Didn’t Santa Rosa just pass a local sales tax measure?
15. Don’t sales tax measures hurt local business?
16. How would a sales tax affect auto dealerships in Santa Rosa?
17. When is the election?
18. Who can vote on the renewal measure?
19. How can I register to vote?
20. How can I find out more about voting in this election?