Yet another sneaky attack on Prop 13, this time in Antioch. A group called Evolve-CA from San Francisco, CA is trying to pass a resolution in Antioch to weaken Prop 13 with the end goal of eliminating it. Evolve-CA will present a resolution to push its attack on Prop 13 at the Antioch Unified School District meeting, Wednesday, December 18, at 7pm 510 G Street in Antioch, CA. These are the same astroturf, leftwing, outside agitators from San Francisco that tried the same end-run on attack on Prop 13 in El Cerrito last month and failed. The resolution will appear on Agenda Item 18: Items for Discussion.
Why Stop the Attack on Prop 13 in Antioch?
Voters approved Prop 13 by a 63% vote in 1978 from increasing property taxes that threatened the existence of small business and the ability of families to stay in their homes. A recent PPIC poll shows that 61% of Californians support Prop 13. Prop 13 sets a 1% property tax rate and limited increases to no more than 2% per year. It set property valuation at its purchase price and provided stability to a volatile tax structure. A “split roll” property tax would raise property taxes by $6 billion according to a Pepperdine Study. The study found that the cost to the Californian economy would total $71.8 billion of lost output and 396,345 lost jobs over the first five years of a split roll property tax. Increased property taxes would damage small business owners who have to lease commercial property.
For more info/flyers on Prop 13 go to: www.stophigherpropertytaxes.org
Help Stop the Attack on Prop 13
1 Show up at the 7pm meeting, Wednesday, Dec 18th to urge local school board members to protect Prop 13 and not pass the resolution to weaken Prop 13 which appears on Agenda Item 18, Items for Discussion.
2. 2 If you can not show up, please contact Antioch Unified School District Superintendent Donald Gill and Members of the Antioch Unified School Board to protect Prop 13 and not pass the resolution that weakens and destroys Prop 13 which appears on Agenda Item 18, Items for Discussion.
Donald Gill, [email protected]
Tel: 925-779-7500 x 51000
Stop the attack on Prop 13 or lose your seat!
School Board Members of Antioch Unified School District:
- Joy Motts, [email protected]
- Gary Hack, [email protected]
- Barbara Cowan, [email protected]
- Diane Gibson Gray, [email protected]
- Claire Smith, [email protected]