Measure Z - Public Safety/Essential Services

Overview

In April 2014, Humboldt County citizens told the Board of Supervisors they were concerned about the lack of funding that is available for public safety services.

In response, voters in November passed Measure Z, a half-cent sales tax, to pay for maintaining and enhancing services.

These web pages are dedicated to providing information regarding how those funds are being spent, and how you can make your voice heard in the process.

A look at spending

Click on the graph below to see in-depth information showing which agencies are receiving Measure Z funds and how they are spending it.


Learn more about projects that Measure Z funded each year, and read some of the success stories and challenges agencies are experiencing as they try to make our community safer.

Measure Z news and information for:

FY 15-16   |   FY 16-17   |   FY 17-18

Recent News

  1. Jan 2020
  2. Nov 2019
  3. Oct 2019
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  11. Jan 2019
  12. Dec 2018
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  15. Sep 2018
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  20. Dec 2017
  21. Oct 2017
  22. Aug 2017
  23. Jul 2017

Did you know ...

The Board of Supervisors is obligated to spend nearly 64 percent of all funds on specific programs. This often comes in the form of funding that comes from the state or federal government. The Board has discretion over General Fund monies, which accounts for roughly one-third of the annual budget.