Thursday - Jul 09, 2020

NOTICE OF PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION IN SAN MATEO COUNTY


THIS IS TO NOTIFY that the following bills will be submitted to qualified voters of San Mateo County for a vote on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in the Presidential Primary Election.

School District Law Initiatives
Yes
No

BRISBANE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Bond Law Initiative
Law Initiative (55% Approval Required)
“To make improvements in security and protection on campuses; renovate classrooms, buildings and public service systems; change roofs; install air conditioning units; make technology improvements; and improve access for students with disabilities, should the Brisbane School District law initiative be approved that will authorize $ 27,000,000 in bonds, at legal interest rates, charging approximately 2.6 cents for every $ 100 of tax valuation ($ 1,600,000 annually) while bonds are in circulation, with a citizen oversight committee appointed by the board and annual independent audits to ensure the due expense of the funds? ”

Bonds Yes Bonds No

BURLINGAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Bond Law Initiative
Law Initiative (55% Approval Required)
“To maintain the quality of Burlingame schools; modernize and renovate outdated classrooms, bathrooms, and school facilities to support 21st century learning; fix damaged roofs and leaks; improve student safety; modernize inadequate electrical systems; Should the law initiative of the Burlingame Elementary School District be approved that will authorize
$ 97,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates of 2 cents for every $ 100 of fiscal value (approximately $ 5,600,000 per year) while the bonds are in circulation, with annual audits, citizen supervision, no money for administrator salaries and no money taken For the state?

Bonds Yes Bonds No

JEFFERSON UNITED SECONDARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Bond Law Initiative
Law Initiative (55% Approval Required)
“To continue repairing, modernizing and building classrooms, administrative centers and educational facilities at Jefferson, Oceana, Terra Nova, Thornton, Westmoor and Adult Education High Schools; Should the Jefferson United High School District law initiative that reauthorize the $ 28.39 million of bonds approved by voters in 2014 with legal fees, estimated annual average assessments of less than $ 0.01 for every $ 100 of tax valuation while the bonds are in circulation (which will generate $ 1.9 million per year), annual audits and independent supervision? ”
SAN MATEO UNITED SECONDARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Bond Law Initiative
Law Initiative (55% Approval Required)
“CLASSROOM REPAIR AND TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE OF THE UNITED SECONDARY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SAN MATEO. To modernize
local high schools that prepare students for the university and today’s competitive global job market; improve school safety; provide modern classroom technology; acquire, build, repair classrooms, facilities, sites and equipment; modernize classrooms and laboratories for science, math and engineering instruction; Should the San Mateo United High School District law initiative be approved that will authorize $ 385,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, charging $ 15.55 for every $ 100,000 of tax valuation ($ 27,200,000 per year) while the bonds are in circulation, requiring supervision and audits , and that none of the money be for administrator salaries? ”

Bonds Yes Bonds No

Also, it is NOTIFIED that the main arguments in favor or against the aforementioned law initiatives may be submitted in writing to the Registration & Elections Division, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA 94402, for printing and distribution to voters, pursuant to the provisions of the California Election Code, until 5:00 PM of December 13, 2019. The refutation arguments of the authors of said main arguments can be documented in the same way until 5:00 P.M. from December 23, 2019.

Printed arguments submitted to voters will be entitled either “Argument in Favor of the Law Initiative” or “Argument Against the Law Initiative
”, And“ Refutation of the Argument in Favor of the Law Initiative ”or“ Refutation of the Argument Against the Law Initiative ”respectively.
All the arguments related to the aforementioned law initiatives must include the following model declaration, which must be signed by each author and proponent, if these were different, of the argument:
The undersigned proponent (s) or author (s) of the (main or rebuttal) argument (for or against) the Law Initiative on the Ballot of the (name of the election) to he or she
(name of jurisdiction) to be held on
(date of election), hereby declares (n) that said argument is true and correct according to their best knowledge and belief.
Signed Date

Bonds Yes Bonds No

HONDA-PESCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parcel Tax
Bond Law Initiative (2/3 Approval Required)
“Should the La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District continue a successful local parcel tax to improve access to technology in the classroom, provide enrichment opportunities for students, quality professional development for teachers and increase student performance. Students, for an amount of $ 130 per year per taxable plot for seven years, with exemptions for adjacent plots and plots belonging to persons 65 years of age and older, with funds remaining in local schools, and with independent community review of all the expenses?”
The main arguments should not have more than 300 words. Only one argument in favor and one argument against each bill will be selected to be printed and distributed to voters. The arguments may not carry more than five signatures.
The authors of the main arguments for or against each law initiative can write and present rebuttal arguments that do not exceed 250 words. Authors may authorize in writing any other person or persons to write, present, or sign the rebuttal argument. The refutation arguments may not carry more than five signatures.
Likewise, it is NOTIFIED that an inspection period of 10 calendar days will be established for the public review of said arguments. During this period,

Yes
No
Any registered voter, qualified to vote with respect to the bill, or the election official, may request a court order or mandate that requires

PORTOLA VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parcel Tax
Bond Law Initiative (2/3 Approval Required)
“To maintain excellent local schools, should the Portola Valley School District protect the improved science, math, reading and writing instruction, retain qualified and experienced teachers, support music and arts programs, limit increases in class sizes, and maintain foreign language classes by renewing the current tax of $ 581 per plot, with annual increases of 3%, which would raise a minimum of $ 1,200,000 per year, for 8 years, with exemptions for older adults, annual audits, independent supervision by citizens , no money for administrator salaries, no funds for Sacramento, and all funds in support of the students of the Portola Valley School District? ”
that part of the material or all the material be amended or deleted. The review period of the main arguments in favor or against the bills on the ballot will begin at 5:00 P.M. from December 13, 2019 and will end at 5:00 P.M. on December 23, 2019. The period of revision of the rebuttals to the main arguments in favor or against the bills on the ballot will begin at 5:00 P.M. on December 23, 2019 and will end at 5:00 P.M. of January 2, 2020.
Likewise, it is NOTIFIED that the Voting Ballots by Mail, the Ballots of Voting Centers, and the Provisional Ballots for Election to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 will be tabulated at the place indicated then:
San Mateo County

Yes
No
Registration and Elections Division

SAN CARLOS SCHOOL DISTRICT
Parcel Tax
Bond Law Initiative (2/3 Approval Required)

“Should the San Carlos School District maintain small class sizes and high-quality educational programs, which includes maintaining practical science, math, technology, and engineering programs; preserve reading and writing programs, attract and retain qualified and experienced teachers; and provide art, music, libraries; by adopting a bill to add $ 88 per parcel to the current rate of $ 246.60, which would raise $ 3,000,000 per year, for 8 years, with exemptions for older adults, independent supervision by citizens, no funds for administrator salaries, and funds remaining local to benefit the students of San Carlos? ”

40 Tower Road San Mateo, CA 94402
Likewise, it is NOTIFIED that in such election the voting places will be open from 7:00 A.M., until 8:00 P.M., on the mentioned day.
Dated: December 11, 2019 / f /
Mark church
Chief Election Officer and County Assessor-Secretary-Registrar