CITY OF MONROE – MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 23, 2014
CONTACT - Elizabeth M. Smoot, CMC, City Clerk; 360-863-4538; email@example.com
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR BALLOT MEASURE PRO/CON COMMITTEES
MONROE, WA – The Monroe Transportation Benefit District Board is currently seeking volunteers to be appointed to Ballot Measure Argument (Pro/Con) Committees, for the proposed ballot proposition for the August 5, 2014, primary election.
The ballot proposition would authorize the imposition of a sales and use tax in the amount of two-tenths of one percent (0.2 %) within the boundaries of the district, for a period of ten years, in order to fund or finance transportation improvements. The funds generated by the Transportation Benefit District would be used for transportation improvements that preserve, maintain and operate the existing transportation infrastructure of the City, consistent with the requirements of Chapter 36.73 RCW; specifically, the preservation of City of Monroe streets, including pavement repair, overlay, chip seal and patching.
VOLUNTEER DEADLINE: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Please see the Snohomish County 2014 Election Information Guide and Local Voters’ Pamphlet Administrative Rules for more information; or contact Snohomish County Elections:
Selections are to be made, and confirmed, at the May 6, 2014, 6pm, Transportation Benefit District Board Special Meeting.
To volunteer, please submit your name, contact information (phone/address/email), and statement of interest indicating which committee you are volunteering for (pro or con committee) to the Monroe City Clerk’s Office: firstname.lastname@example.org; 806 W Main St, Monroe, WA 98272; 360-863-4538.