Ballot Measure Information
CITY-SUBMITTED MEASURE: Transient Occupancy Tax Increase
MEASURE S: The City Council unanimously approved placing a measure on the November 2018 ballot to increase the City’s transient occupancy tax. Learn more about Measure S.
CITIZEN’S INITIATIVE: Cannabis Regulation
If listed below, indicates proposed initiative measure that has been submitted to the City Clerk for petition circulation of the title and summary. The City Attorney has provided the ballot title and summary, and the proof of publication to a local newspaper has been issued to the City Clerk. Pursuant to Elections Code 9208, proponents have to file the complete initiative petitions within 180 days from the date of receipt of the title and summary. Pursuant to Elections Code 9210, the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters reported that as of April 11, 2018, there are 6,941 registered voters in the City of Sonoma.
COMPREHENSIVE REGULATIONS FOR CANNABIS THROUGH THE AMENDMENT OF SONOMA CITY CODE SECTIONS 19.10.020, 19.10.030, and 19.10.050
- Notice of Intent to Circulate Petition (Filed 4/5/2018)
- Ballot Title and Summary (Filed 4/20/2018)
- Certificate of Sufficiency
- July 23, 2018, City Council Meeting — The Council ordered a report of the impacts of the initiative on the Community.
- August 21, 2018, City Council Meeting — The City Council was presented the Impact Report which was accepted. By a majority vote of the Council, the initiative was placed on the ballot at the election on November 3, 2020