The pros and cons of Oakland’s proposed parcel tax, Measure I
on November 9, 2011
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.
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