Specifically, what would the renewal measure fund?

If approved by voters, renewed locally controlled public safety funding would be used to:

  • Reduce the risk of wildfires by improving wildfire prevention, preparedness, early fire alert systems, rapid response and evacuation planning
  • Maintain fire protection services and prevent the closure of fire stations
  • Maintain rapid 9-1-1 emergency response
  • Provide resources for youth programs and violence prevention efforts along with grants to community-based organizations
  • Prevent reductions in the number of on-duty firefighters, paramedics and police officers
  • Provide mental health counseling, wrap around services and programs to help at-risk youth and their families

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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?