Progressive Mariposa Joins Groups to Ramp Up
Pressure on Feinstein
On Monday, 21 June 2021, Progressive Mariposa joined over 100 Groups in California representing thousands of Senator Dianne Feinstein’s constituents to ask her to “stand up for democracy” and affirm that she will do everything in her power to help pass the For The People Act by “all means possible.”
“Feinstein has sparked progressive ire amid shifting stances on the legislative filibuster, which requires 60 votes for most legislation to pass the Senate. She also earned a new round of backlash earlier this month after she told Forbes that, “If democracy were in jeopardy, I would want to protect it. But I don’t see it being in jeopardy right now.”
The groups, in Monday’s letter, said that they were “dismayed that such a considered and thoughtful Senator… Continue reading
A local citizen’s committee has begun circulating a petition to place on the June 2022 a measure to increase the sales tax to benefit JC Fremont Hospital District.
Since the committee is a group of citizens and not a public agency, the measure only needs 50%+1 to pass. They need 825 valid signatures to place the measure on the ballot.
They are collecting signatures at the following locations:
- June 21-25 @ pony expresso from 7am-9am
- June 26-30 @ ACE hardware from 9am-11am
- July 2-9 @ Pioneer Market
INITIATIVE MEASURE TO BE DIRECTLY SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS
The County Counsel has prepared the following title and summary of the chief purposes and points of the proposed measure:
AN INITIATIVE TO ADOPT A TRANSACTIONS AND USE (SALES) TAX OF 1% FOR 40 YEARS TO DESIGN, CONSTRUCT, AND EQUIP
A NEW JOHN C.… Continue reading
CODE COMPLIANCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
On June 8, 2021, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors established a new Code Compliance Advisory Committee.
The primary purposes of the committee are to 1) develop recommendations to the Board for an effective code compliance process and program, and 2) develop recommendations for innovative public policy and programs that address residents’ needs while also mitigating alleged violations. The committee is also to 3) support work of staff in the conduct of fact finding and data gathering, and 4) provide periodic assessment and evaluation of and feedback to the Board regarding the success of an amended process and program.
The Board is accepting applications for 9 vacancies on this committee. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 5 p.m.
CLICK HERE to go to the application.