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The pros and cons of Oakland’s proposed parcel tax, Measure I

on November 9, 2011

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Oaklanders have six days left to vote on Measure I, a tax increase for home and building owners that would be used to close budget deficits in various city agencies, mainly the Oakland Police Department. Mayor Jean Quan’s proposal has incited a heated debate among councilmembers and residents on whether the tax increase will truly help alleviate the city’s financial crisis.

Oakland North has put together this overview of Measure I for Oakland residents who haven’t yet mailed their ballots.

Infographic Sources

Mayor Quan Measure I proposal

Councilmembers Kapplan and Kernighan’s spending plan for parcel tax

Measure I Overview, Alameda County Registrar of Voters

No on Measure I blog

Yes on Measure I for Oakland blog

Oakland’s Budget Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2013

Oakland North’s coverage on Measure I


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