About the Measure

What will the measure do?

If approved by the voters, the measure will authorize a 14-year special parcel tax for the purpose of funding repairs and improvements to streets, sidewalks, and pedestrian paths. The tax will be 17 cents per square foot for residential properties, and 25 cents per square foot for non-residential properties.

The measure will also require the City to maintain its current repaving budget commitment. This will bring total street and sidewalk funding up to an estimated $480 million, broken down as follows:

The parcel tax will sunset in 14 years.

If it passes, what changes will I see in Berkeley?

What type of accountability will there be?

The measure:

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