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File #: 5389   
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/4/2022 Department: San Bernardino County Fire Protection District
On agenda: 1/11/2022 Final action: 1/11/2022
Subject: Initiative Petition Regarding Repeal of Special Tax for San Bernardino County Fire Protection Service Zone Five (FP-5)
Attachments: 1. RES-SBCFPD-011122- FP-5 Repeal Measure - Special All-Mail Ballot Election on 4-19-22.pdf, 2. RES-SBCFPD-011122- FP-5 Repeal Measure - Special Election on 4-12-22.pdf, 3. RES-SBCFPD-011122- FP-5 Repeal Measure - Special Election on 4-19-22.pdf, 4. ATT-SBCFPD-011122- FP-5 Repeal Measure - Certificate.pdf, 5. RES-SBCFPD-011122- FP-5 Repeal Measure - Consolidated Election.pdf, 6. ORD-SBCFPD-011122-FP-5 Repeal Measure.pdf, 7. R1-BAI-SBCFPD-011122- FP-5 Repeal Measure Redline.pdf, 8. PPT-SBCFPD-011122- FP-5 Repeal Measure
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
AND RECORD OF ACTION

January 11, 2022

FROM
DAN MUNSEY, Fire Chief/Fire Warden, San Bernardino County Fire Protection District
BOB PAGE, Registrar of Voters

SUBJECT
Title
Initiative Petition Regarding Repeal of Special Tax for San Bernardino County Fire Protection Service Zone Five (FP-5)
End

RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Acting as the governing body of the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District:
1. Find that the proposed actions are exempt from review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and in accordance with California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) (General Rule).
2. Accept the Certificate of Initiative Petition dated December 14, 2021 with respect to the initiative petition entitled "Initiative to Repeal the Special Tax Associated with Fire Protection Service Zone Five (FP-5)" that was filed with the Registrar of Voters on October 26, 2021.
3. Pursuant to California Elections Code section 9310(a), the Board of Directors shall do only one of the following:
a. Consider a proposed ordinance that would adopt the "Initiative to Repeal the Special Tax Associated with Fire Protection Service Zone Five (FP-5)" without alteration and, either as part of this item or within 10 days from today's date, approve introduction of proposed ordinance, read title only of proposed ordinance and adopt proposed ordinance; or
b. Submit the "Initiative to Repeal the Special Tax Associated with Fire Protection Service Zone Five (FP-5)", without alteration, to the voters pursuant to Elections Code section 1405.
4. If the Board of Directors approves Recommendation 3b., above, pursuant to Elections Code section 1405, the Board of Directors shall do only one of the following:
a. Adopt resolution calling an election for the "Initiative to Repeal the Special Tax Associated with Fire Protection Service Zone Five (FP-5)"...

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