Tax and Fee Exemptions & Discounts for Seniors Low & Moderate Income People w Disabilities & Medical Conditions MMWD & PGE Customers Who are Overpaying APPLY NOW! Filing Deadlines Soon! Beware: You May Need to Reapply Each Year Time is short
Check out Marin’s Supervisor Candidates CO$T is Hosting TWO Special Q&A Zoom Candidate Forums Moderated by Marin IJ’s Dick Spotswood Non-partisan Free Event | Open to the Public Thursday, April 21 6:30PM – 7:45PM San Rafael District 1 Candidates Gina Daly Mary Sackett
CO$T’s Focus Issues for 2022: WATER, FIRE, FAIRNESS …and Expertise WATER, water, nowhere. It’s time for change. Entering the third consecutive drought year without a water sufficiency plan approved by MMWD’s Directors, it’s clearly past time to elect new ones. All
1st MMWD Challenger Candidate RANJIV KHUSH Vows Broader Water Portfolio In a column criticizing current MMWD Directors’ repeated delays in addressing Marin’s water insecurity, Marin’s political columnist Dick Spotswood revealed that a pragmatic water scientist, Ranjiv Khush, will be challenging
“A Legal and Transparency Win for CO$T in its Suit against MMWD” “Judge orders MMWD to provide key records that CO$T’s lawyers believe will help prove the district’s rate structure is unfair and illegal.” Read the legal brief here.
CO$T urges residents of Southern and Central Marin to attend tonight’s Zoom meeting to learn about an important wildfire prevention project and voice your support.
Important Zoom Meeting TONIGHT – March 10 – 6-8PM Greater Ross Valley Fuel Break Project CO$T urges residents of Southern and Central Marin to attend tonight’s Zoom meeting to learn about an important wildfire prevention project and voice your support.
STALLING WATER DECISIONS IS NOT OK Tell MMWD Directors TODAY That You Demand Action Marin Municipal Water District’s Directors, who collectively have a track record of doing little to address our water sufficiency crisis, continue to delay action. Buried late on the lineup (ETA 8:10PM) of their
“Our communities remain at risk until everyone does their part to reduce hazards. Measure C was never intended to pay for reducing all wildfire hazards. Just as Marin homeowners are asked to pay for their own expensive defensible space, every
OPEN SPACE WILD FIRE RISK MUST BE TOP PRIORITY OF PARKS SALES TAX RENEWAL Tell Marin Supervisors TODAY: You Don’t Like the Terms of Its Proposed Ballot Measure And that you Agree with CO$T’s Objection Letter (below) * At 9:30AM
Tell MMWD Directors TODAY That You Object Marin Municipal Water District, which has an infamously bad track record of transparency, public inclusion and responsiveness, is now contemplating a new move in the wrong direction. Late in the agenda of its November
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT COST? HOW CAN YOU HELP? This skinny monthly bulletin takes only one minute to read. Help wanted: MMWD Board Candidates and Campaign Volunteers COST is recruiting and developing candidates to run against members of the Marin Municipal
(This demand letter was sent to MMWD’s General Counsel, Mollie MacLean, on October 13, 2021 by CO$T’s attorney.) Dear Counsel, On behalf of the Coalition of Sensible Taxpayers, I am writing to demand that the Marin Municipal Water District (“MMWD”
California’s New Housing Laws Truth and Consequences Q&A WEBINAR For CO$T Supporters and Friends Truth AND Consequences from Zayda Productions on Vimeo. * Mike McGuire – State Senator * * Marc Levine – State Assembly & Insurance Commissioner Candidate *
Help Pry California from Special Interests’ Grip! “Govern for California’s David Crane Has a Plan” Webinar for CO$T & GFC Supporters Wednesday, September 22, 10 am Special interests’ money gets state and local politicians elected. They get what they pay
Time is short to submit applications for exemptions and discounts on an array of Marin add-on property taxes and agency fees. Individuals who may qualify include those who are seniors, disabled, low-to-moderate income, or have special circumstances (e.g., medical conditions
TUHSD is eyeing a 2nd try at a parcel tax renewal/increase in Nov 2020 or a 2021 special election. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. It appears Tam Union’s
Urgent Plea to Marin County Supervisors: Declare Health Emergency & Close Tax Collection Office March 29, 2020 The Coalition of Sensible Taxpayers demands that Marin County Supervisors immediately declare a public health emergency that includes closing the county tax collection
Read the full PDF by clicking the link below. Summary: Since September 2019, CO$T has been researching an 80-year “fiber-optic” agreement signed in April 2015 between SMART and Sonoma based internet service provider Sonic Communications. The project involved a thorough
“Founded by Kentfield’s Mimi Willard, COST, unlike most California taxpayer groups, doesn’t automatically make negative recommendations on every tax measure. That delivers credibility especially when the recommendation is positive. It also gives those ideologically opposed to all government-sponsored ballot measures
COST Endorses County Wildfire Tax After Gaining Significant Concessions Protecting Taxpayers. We recommend YES on Measure C on the March 2020 Ballot
The Coalition of Sensible Taxpayers is endorsing the countywide wildfire protection Measure C which would levy a $10 tax for every 100 square feet of building. Believing in the importance of wildfire preparedness and the likelihood that voters would approve