“The Shasta County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, comprising of Deputy Sheriffs, D.A. Investigators, and Correctional Deputies, are proud to support the proposed 1% sales tax initiative. The specific funding the initiative would generate is critical in creating jail beds to hold criminals accountable, hiring more public safety personnel to serve the community, and giving much needed resources to assist drug rehabilitation programs and mental health services.”
VOTE YES ON MEASURE A
Shall Measure A (the Shasta County Public Safety Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance) be adopted?
To provide approximately $31,000,000 annually for the specific public safety purposes of:
(1) providing funding for County jail facilities, operations, programs, and services, including medication-assisted treatment and rehabilitation programs while in custody and also after release, and alternatives to County jail incarceration,
(2) providing funding for law enforcement and emergency services (including fire protection) in the unincorporated area of Shasta County and in the Cities of Redding, Anderson, and Shasta Lake,
(3) providing funding for criminal prosecutions by the District Attorney, for criminal defense by the Public Defender, and for the duties of Probation as they relate to adult offenders,
The measure allows the County of Shasta to enact a one percent (1%) transactions and use tax throughout the entire county.
The measure creates an Oversight Committee and an annual audit requirement detailing how the funds have been spent.
The tax will be in effect until reduced or repealed by the Board of Supervisors by a 4/5 vote.
MEASURE A IS DESIGNED TO BRING:
A Community of endorsements
The Redding Peace Officers Association is endorsing Measure A. Measure A holds criminals accountable, protects our citizens, and supports Law Enforcement and the entire Criminal Justice System.
RPOA Board of Directors
To all our law enforcement, first responders, medical professionals, and all members of our criminal justice system, we support you! We will provide you with the resources necessary to safely and effectively serve & protect our community.