City of Fortuna Hosts Election in November
The Fortuna City Council will have two open positions on the ballot, this coming November 8th, 2016. Also on the ballot, is the proposed Fortuna Police & Essential Services Measure, which will be listed as the following:
To protect and maintain essential City services, including increasing and restoring police officers and programs, repairing aging/deteriorating streets and potholes, parks maintenance, and programs for youth and seniors, shall the City of Fortuna establish a ¾¢ sales tax, sun setting in 8 years providing approximately $1,200,000 annually, requiring independent annual financial audits and a Community Oversight Committee, with all funds remaining in Fortuna?
Per the City of Fortuna website, those interested in open Council Member seats can obtain election information from Fortuna City Hall at 621 – 11th Street, Fortuna, California or online at www.friendlyfortuna.com. The filing period for nomination papers is July 18, 2016, 8:00 AM to August 12, 2016, 5:00 PM. If an incumbent does not file nomination papers, the filing period will be extended five days until 5:00 PM August 17, 2016. Nomination papers must be filed at the Fortuna City Hall with the City Clerk. Appointments are Strongly encouraged.