Yes, we need this!

Although nobody likes to think about taxes especially parcel taxes BUT we have an important proposition on the ballot this fall! It's "Measure W" (for water!) and addresses stormwater. And before panicking, there is a website that makes it easy to see how much this parcel tax will be for your property (=no big surprises)! (Here's the link to the calculator--Los Angeles County residents only!) And I was surprised at how low mine was and I am happy to pay that each year in order to make our flooded streets during storms a thing of the past.

"A parcel tax of 2.5¢ per square foot of impermeable area, exempting low-income seniors, raising approximately $300,000,000 annually." (

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