If you live in one of the Bay Area’s nine counties, you’re going to want to pay attention to ballot Measure AA. If passed, Measure AA would approve a $12 annual parcel tax for all nine Bay Area counties. The revenue from this tax would go toward protecting and restoring the San Francisco Bay.
This is a historic opportunity for the Bay Area to protect our quality of life. Measure AA would create a stable revenue source to restore wetland and wildlife habitat, increase public access around the bay and safeguard our communities from coastal flooding.
It’s an exciting time to be a voter in the Bay Area, especially for nature lovers looking to make an impact. Before you cast your vote, here’s what you need to know about Measure AA:
To learn more about the specifics of Measure AA via Yes on AA.
Before you go, there’s another ballot measure you should be aware of. This June, Santa Clara County voters will be deciding on Measure A, an opportunity to increase funding for the County’s parks. Hear what you need to know about Measure A in this recent blog post (LINK).
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) protects open space on the Peninsula and in the South Bay for the benefit of all. Since its founding in 1977, POST has been responsible for saving more than 87,000 acres as permanently protected land in San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. Learn more