Ballot Measure X

November 2020 Election Results:  Measure X was voted in favor of and thereby deemed adopted by 77.83% of the total votes.

Measure X:  City of Sonoma, Cannabis Business Tax

The City Council approved placing this measure on the November 2020 ballot.

Text of Measure X:
To provide funding for general City services including, but not limited to, police, fire, roads, parks, and recreation, shall the City on an ongoing basis tax cannabis (marijuana) and hemp businesses at annual rates not to exceed 4% of gross receipts for all cannabis businesses, including, but not limited to, retail (estimated $200,000 annually all funds used locally), and increase the City’s appropriations limit for Fiscal Years 2020/21-2023/24 by the amount of the tax?

Ballot Documents

Measure X - Resolution #31-2020

City Attorney's Impartial Analysis

Argument In Favor

Argument Against - NONE SUBMITTED

Additional documents for local ballot measures as well as state propositions for November 2020 can be found at the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters.

Additional Information

For additional information about Cannabis Regulation in the City of Sonoma, visit the following pages:

Cannabis Regulation - Summary

Cannabis Regulation - Background

Cannabis Retail RFP


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