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MPJC Members To Speak On Immigrants/ICE Issues During San Rafeal City Council Open Forum
Date Monday July 07
Time 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
City Hall
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorDavid Quinley
Emaildavidquinley [at] aol.com
Phone479 1888
MarinPJC http://www.mpjc.org will divide its group between its regular meeting @ 7pm
and San Rafael City Council meet(City Hall) @ 8pm to speak on issue
in public forum on issue drunk driving stops of immigrants and that
info being shared be shared with ICE

>Possible Measures Ballot>Measure `S' Committee>for San Rafael school board adopts budget, cuts 25 jobs>cut nearly $1.5 million from the elementary district budget.

Today 5:30 PM City Hall

Redevelopment Agency - Special Study Session
Jul. 07 City Council - Special Meeting
Jul. 07 Redevelopment Agency
Jul. 07 City Council

This would be time to express our selves
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS OF AN URGENCY NATURE: 8:00 PM
THIS PORTION OF THE MEETING IS RESERVED FOR PERSONS DESIRING TO ADDRESS THE CITY COUNCIL ON URGENCY MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA. PRESENTATIONS ARE GENERALLY LIMITED TO ONE MINUTE. ALL MATTERS REQUIRING A RESPONSE WILL BE REFERRED TO STAFF FOR REPLY IN WRITING AND/OR PLACED
ON A FUTURE MEETING AGENDA. PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY CLERK BEFORE MEETING.

SOME Highlights OF AGENDA

13:Public Hearing – Consideration of Setting the Voter-Approved Paramedic Services Special Tax in the City of San Rafael, CSA 19, CSA 13, and Marinwood CSD, and Adoption of an Ordinance Establishing Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 for Both Residential and Non-Residential Properties (Fin) Staff Report
Explanation: See enclosed material.
Recommend passing Ordinance to print.
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS:
14.


Consideration of Resolutions re: Budget Issues: (Fin) Staff Report
a) Resolution Adopting Report from Measure `S' Committee Resolution
b) Resolution Adopting Amendments to the City Budget for Fiscal Year 2007-2008 Resolution
c) Resolution Adopting the City of San Rafael Budget for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Resolution
Explanation: See enclosed material.
Recommend adoption of Resolutions (3).
15.


Consideration of Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute the City of San Rafael Response to the Grand Jury Report Entitled "Gangs in Marin" (CA) Staff Report Resolution
Explanation: See enclosed material.
Recommend adoption of Resolution.





San Rafael school board adopts budget, cuts 25 jobs
Jennifer Upshaw
IJ Article Launched: 06/23/2008 08:42:08 PM PDT

The San Rafael Board of Education on Monday adopted a balanced budget -Êa move that required slashing about 25 jobs and nearly $1.5 million from the elementary district budget.
The district was forced to trim its $32.6 million elementary budget because of anticipated deep cuts in state funding. Legislators are grappling with a projected $15 billion shortfall and have indicated that they will dip into education to offset the deficit. A state budget is not expected until at least August.
The elementary school district, a district that relies heavily on average daily attendance to get state dollars, has suffered the most. The district expects revenues of $32.3 million next year; of that, $7 million is expected in local property taxes and $13 million should come from the state.
The high school district, a basic-aid district that gets most of its money from local property taxes, suffered only about $200,000 in cuts. Officials expect the district to bring in about $25 million next year, $19.3 million of it in property taxes, and have proposed a budget of $25.2 million.
With the recent downturn in the housing market, the future of the district's property tax revenue column was murky, officials said.
"I keep reading articles that people are requesting tax reassessments," Trustee Paul Cohen said. "Is that going to impact us?"
District officials said a number of factors could affect their cut, but they intended to be alert as property tax bills come due.
"It is

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