“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
Mimi Willard and Paul Premo of the Coalition of Sensible Taxpapers are joined by Charlie Duggan of the Marin Municipal Water District to discuss the pros and cons of a proposed rate increase for Marin County customers.
A taxpayer group put the Marin Municipal Water District on notice Thursday, saying it faces “legal peril” if it approves a proposed water rate and fee hike next week. “It effectively notifies the water district of multiple potential violations of
CO$T alleges ongoing MMWD Brown Act Violations, Sends Cease and Desist Demands. On March 22 and May 15, 2019, CO$T sent MMWD cease and desist letters demanding compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act. The Brown Act guarantees the public’s
MMWD’s upcoming PR visits to City Councils are a chance for you and your council to object to the Reverse Robin Hood funding scheme: its proposed capital maintenance fee (CMF). Speak up during public comment at your council meeting. Email
Routine increases in garbage collection fees plus the introduction of a garbage-related regulatory compliance charge sparked an accusation Tuesday that the county is profiting from garbage rate hikes. During a public hearing on the fee increases, Mimi Willard of Kentfield,
https://marinpost.org/blog/2017/9/3/recent-court-decision-likely-unleashes-additional-spate-of-local-taxes-in-ca California’s “Citizens United” A game-changing decision issued by the California Supreme Court appears to eviscerate taxpayer protections provided under Proposition 13 and Proposition 218 (the Right to Vote on Taxes Act) that require a 2/3rds majority vote to pass
If SB-231 Passes, You are Powerless to Prevent New Property Taxes for Stormwater. Contact Assembly Member Marc Levine and Senator Mike McGuire ASAP. An Assembly vote just scheduled for Monday 6/26 threatens to remove your right to vote on new
The meeting lasted from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm. These videos represent the first two hours. Please visit the related pages on this website to learn more about the Marin Municipal Water District rate hikes.
Listen to a podcast of CO$T founder, Mimi Willard, on KWMR’s Pieces of Peace/Right Now March 2, 2017 From Point Reyes Station. LINK HERE Show host Susan Santiago interviews CO$T’s founder, Mimi Willard. This is an excellent opportunity to